Nicole L. Thompson is a filmmaker born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Nicole L. Thompson is the Director of Lifetime Network's film Suitcase Killer: The Melanie McGuire Story. Nicole is featured on Forbes Magazine about directing Suitcase Killer. Nicole is also the Producer for Nickelodeon's Noggin Emmy nominated animated children's show Rhymes Through Times featuring Nick Jr. characters. Nicole graduated from USC with a MFA in Film & TV Production. Nicole served as the 2nd Unit Director of Lifetime Television Network Original Film Envy. Nicole also received her Bachelor of Arts from The College of New Jersey. In addition she has studied filmmaking at Northumbria University in England. Nicole is a world traveler who has filmed her journey to over 25 countries and has been to 6 continents.
Recently, Nicole L. Thompson served as a Producer of HBO Max and Cartoon Network's TV series Iyanu: Child of Wonder for Lion forge Animation. Nicole also worked for NBA All Star Kyrie Irving directing BTS segments for the premiere of his movie Uncle Drew and for Kyrie’s 2019 All Star Weekend Highlights. Nicole was apart of the Warner Brothers Access to Action program and worked on Season 2 of TV series Euphoria.
In 2019 and 2021, Nicole was hired by SAG-AFTRA as a Director and Producer of the American Scene Awards. She was responsible for overseeing the creation and production of several videos for the Communications & Marketing department. She also was the lead Producer and the Director for the American Scene Awards. Nicole's films Blackbird, Between The Pages, and Harlem Blues are broadcasting on Aspire TV. Nicole's animation Between the Pages has also been licensed by Fox Soul TV. Most recently, Nicole L. Thompson was featured as a film Director in Variety Magazine’s Power of Women issue with the Lifetime Television Network.
Nicole L. Thompson is represented by Range Media Partners with Manager Greg Johnson. For inquiries email: email@example.com
Nicole was selected out of thousands of directing applicants to pitch a project to ABC Executives, as an Ideas United
ABC Women's Initiative Top 10 Finalist.
Nicole is being mentored by filmmaker
Nina Yang Bongiovi with her non profit,
Metta Collective's mentorship program. She shadowed on the set of feature film Passing with Significant Productions.
Nicole also is a 2019 DB Frieze LA Film Fellow. With the fellowship she will be directing a short film that will premiere at Paramount Pictures Studios in the Frieze 2020 Showcase.
Nicole was selected to participate in the AT&T SHAPE Create-A-Ton competition to direct the short film Summer of Justice at Warner Bros. Studio.
Nicole is a Top 10 semi-finalist for the 2019 John Singleton Embrace LA Short Film Competition.
Nicole recently won the Live Mas Scholars Competition, winning academic funds towards her filmmaking passion.