Nicholas Borelli was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Belmont with his parents and two older brothers, John and Vincent. After graduating from Belmont High School, where Nick participated in theatre, he moved to Chicago to study film directing at Columbia College Chicago. In his senior year, before starting college, Nick directed a feature film.
As a freshman at Columbia, Nick took introductory film classes and later delved deeper into the screenwriting and directing programs and establishing the student screenwriting organization Table Write, where he serves as the Vice President. Nick has directed music videos outside of the classroom and written multiple screenplays.
In 2020, when the coronavirus caused Columbia to go on lockdown and transfer to remote learning,moved home to Massachusetts where he continued his education digitally.
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