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Welcome! A diverse variety of film classes are offered here at WCC. Each course is designed to enhance your appreciation for the most influential popular art form in modern history: Film. Our numerous film classes encourage students to view films with a critical eye, attending not only basic elements of cinematic form, but also an increased awareness of film as art. 

All courses fulfill Humanities credits, and many fulfill writing, global and diversity credits. See our full list of Film offerings for the 2020-2021 academic year. 


Potter, Nicholas

  • Departments:English Composition & Literature, Film
  • Divisions:Arts & Humanities, Kelly Hall (KLY)
  • Title:English Adjunct Faculty
  • Phone:360.383.3990
  • Email:
  • Office LocationKLY 112

Potter, Nicholas 2018Staff bio

Nick Potter earned his Master's degree in English Literature from Western Washington University in 2009.  He is the acting Advisor for Whatcom Community College’s Film Club and active in the larger Whatcom film community. Among his favorite filmmakers are Kon Satoshi, Wes Anderson, Asghar Farhadi, Paul Thomas Anderson, Lynne Ramsay, and Pedro Almodóvar.  At WCC he teaches Film 101: Introduction to Film, Film 110: Film Genres, Film 130: History of Film, Film 140: Documentary Film, and Film 180: International Film.

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