Nikica Gilić works as associate professor and Chair of Film Studies at Department of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. He also teaches at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. He participated in a number of international symposiums (in Split, Zagreb, Zadar, Szeged, Berlin, Timisoara, Graz, Vienna, Paris, Chicago, Washington and Belgrade), with topics in film studies and comparative literature. He gave invited lectures at universites in Berlin, Regensburg, Konstanz, Brno and Graz. He is the editor-in-chief of Hrvatski filmski ljetopis (Croatian Cinema Chronicles), a member of board of Internet journal Apparatus and a member of the Animafest Council in Zagreb. In 2015 he became Associated Research Fellow on Graduate School for East and South-East European Studies (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Universität Regensburg).