Nicola Rose is an award-winning, New York City-based filmmaker whose work is gathering acclaim on the festival circuit. In 2021, Nicola directed her first feature-length film, Goodbye, Petrushka, a coming-of-age comedy. She also produced the film, together with her producing partner Tierney Boorboor. The film premiered at Dances With Films in Los Angeles in summer 2022.
Prior to that, Nicola directed, produced and/or wrote the shorts Creative Block (2017), In the Land of Moonstones (2018), Gabrielle (2019), and Biff & Me (2020), all of which have won numerous awards on the indie film festival circuit. Most recently, she was invited to show Biff & Me at San Diego Comic-Con International, where she spoke on a panel about the film.
Outside of filmmaking, Nicola has worked as a translator of French, and a freelance casting director, and for a time, a professional puppeteer. She is a graduate of Columbia University and the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle in Paris.
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