Nicolas Citton was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, and earned his BFA in Film at Simon Fraser University, before attending Graduate school at Columbia University in New York. It was here that he earned his MFA in Film, and received the Simon Kinberg Award for Excellence in Screenwriting. Citton is an alumni of the Canadian Film Centre, as one of the initial six writers in their Just for Laughs Comedy Writers’ Program. Citton recently received the coveted BC Film industry’s MPPIA Prize for his short film script, The Future Perfect. Citton also directed this film, which was shot in BC.