Nicholas Bambach grew up in Port Jefferson Station, New York on Long Island. In 2012, he graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University, double majoring in English (Film Concentration) and History. That same year, he won a fellowship for the world-famous Full Frame Documentary Film Festival sponsored by Duke University and became a member of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). Nicholasā€™ research interests include American film history, the works of Judd Apatow, modern comedies, classical Hollywood cinema, contemporary American cinema (1990-Present), biographical films, documentary films, television studies, history of music videos and auteur theory. He is currently pursuing his Master of Arts in film studies at Ohio University.