Nolan Potter

Nolan Potter is a senior at Bates College majoring in Rhetoric, Film & Screen Studies with concentrations in Early Childhood Development and Theories of Teaching and Learning. After graduating, he plans to earn a Master’s degree at the University of Southern Maine before pursuing a career in educational administration.  From a young age, Potter has been passionate about movies, a love that he credits to his Dad who schooled him in classic films.  At Maine’s Wells High School, Potter was the president of the broadcast media team, an experience that complemented his passion for watching movies with practical experience in media production.  Potter was a proud member of the Bates football team playing on the defensive line all 4 years. He started at defensive end for three years and was named defensive player of the year as a sophomore.  For the 2022 Bates Film Festival, he has contributed to the BFF trailer and worked with the documentary programming team.