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By: Nancy Dunhoff Mills,  Cornell Alumni Magazine
September 16, 2018

Arts & Sciences alum Nilo Otero '76 has had a decades long career as the number-two person on sets of major motion pictures as a first assistant director. He is featured in this Cornell Alumni Magazine story chronicling his career and most recent work on the set of Oscar-nominated drama Dunkirk

As the first assistant director, "I run the set so the director can concentrate on the creative aspects of production," he explains. "I take care of all the details." Otero has been a part of numerous critically acclaimed films, including Inception, Interstellar, The Dark Knight andThe Dark Knight Rises

Read the entire Cornell Alumni Magazine article here

 Veteran “first AD” Nilo Otero ’76 (far left) with actor James D’Arcy on the set of the 2017 historical drama Dunkirk