Nick Hillel (director) is a video artist and filmmaker based in London. He has produced and directed across many disciplines, including documentary, drama, video installation, animation, contemporary dance, orchestral works, theater, and live VJing. A graduate of Leeds University, he established the digital media company Yeast Culture in 2000. He has collaborated with the Philharmonia Orchestra as director of the award-winning RE-RITE, presenting Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring as a twenty-five-screen video piece in London’s Bargehouse and Lisbon’s design and fashion museum MUDE. Other recent projects include directing video for Nitin Sawhney and Akram Khan’s collaboration Confluence at Sadler’s Wells and producing animations for Khan’s Desh, which won the 2012 Olivier award for best dance production. The visuals for Duke Bluebeard’s Castle have been developed with Nick Hillel’s long-term collaborators, Nick Corrigan and Kate Mogridge. For more on Yeast Culture, visit

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