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Born in the fog of San Francisco, Nicolette Daskalakis is an award-winning writer, director, and internationally-exhibited photographer. She has directed successful content for a variety of clients, including BuzzFeed, HelloGiggles, Paramount, SuperDeluxe, We Are Mitú, and numerous independent brands. Her background in fine art, poetry, dance, and music informs her work with a rich understanding of color, rhythm, and voice.
After working in both analog photography & print journalism, Nicolette first began applying her skills to documentary film, creating several non-fiction shorts for community television. While attending USC, she quickly made the transition to narrative filmmaking. Her award-winning short, Heart to Heart, has been featured in festivals across the US and licensed by Gaia TV & Spiritual Cinema Circle. Nicolette's feature script "Violet" was a finalist for the 2019 Outfest Screenwriting Lab.
In 2015, Nicolette founded iconico Arts, a multi-media production company that strives to create diverse, inspired, female-driven content. Under iconico, Nicolette has created a multitude of projects, including the award-winning fashion film “shoot" and her first book, “because you’re now banging a French girl."
Nicolette strives to create unique, intimate work that challenges the separation of artistic mediums and has a passion for LGBTQ+ & female-driven stories.
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