Nicholas Forte is an award-winning director and cinematographer from Connecticut. A graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business, Forte made his foray into filmmaking directing short subjects and music videos, including a remake of Guns N’ Roses’ Welcome to the Jungle.  His work has been featured on major music review sites including the Myspace Music homepage.  In 2011, he directed and shot a 25-minute documentary short titled Eleven, chronicling the impact of service on the lives of eleven military veterans ranging from World War II to the present day.  The film was produced in association with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the University of Connecticut.  Eleven marks the initial collaboration between Forte and Lucien Lafreniere, who is also serving as producer on They Shall Live.  His work and reel are viewable at