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Nikki (Nikila) Cole

Talent Agent
The Associates Talent & Literary Management Inc.
Scripted: Angela Argento, Unscripted: Heather Budman
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(416) 433-2418 phone

Nikki (Nikila) Cole has established an international reputation as a writer, showrunner, and director on shows like TESSA & SCOTT, FOUR WEDDINGS, STORAGE WARS, and ICE ROAD TRUCKERS. She expanded into scripted, directing episodes of the acclaimed Y/A series THE NEXT STEP (BBC Kids), won Best TV Pilot Screenplay at Oaxaca for The Serpent Queen, was chosen as a Producer to Watch at MIPTV, was a Finalist for the TIFF-CBC Screenplay Awards, and was selected for the RDV Telefilm Canada team at the Berlinale, MIPTV/21, and SERIES MANIA. Excelion declared her Creative Woman of the Year. She recently directed an award-winning microshort on a Volume Wall as part of the DGC/Pixo/William F. White's workshop.

Formerly a choreographer and theater director in London and Canada, Nikki transitioned into film with a PBS documentary WANDERINGS: A JOURNEY TO CONNECT, exploring strange Jewish communities from Korea to Iceland to India. INTIMACIES about Michael Kearns, Hollywood’s first openly HIV+ actor, which won the Audience Vote for Best Documentary, Palm Springs Int’l Film Fest. Nikki recently directed 12 episodes of A TIME TO KILL for Discovery ID. She recently co-directed the doc RAY OF HOPE with Ryan Singh.

She spent 10 years Eastern Kenya, educating students from high school through university and providing solar cookers, improving their environment enormously.