A producer, director and field builder, Nicole’s work spans narrative shorts and feature films, documentary features and series. As a producer, her documentary work includes Algren (2021) (“Riveting" —The Hollywood Reporter) and Radical Grace (2015) (“Among the year’s best films” by RogerEbert.com). She recently produced "With This Light, a feature about humanitarian Sister Maria Rosa Leggol, which she co-directed with Honduran filmmaker Laura Bermúdez. "With This Light," is the first Honduran film created by an all female team. Additionally, Nicole serves as a creative coach and consulting producer for emerging filmmakers. She is a proud member of the Documentary Producers Alliance and serves on its Labor and Sustainability Committee. She is the former executive director of IFP Chicago, where she created a number of artist development programs, including two pitch forums designed to educate and connect creatives and local investors. Nicole has produced and programmed film festivals, conferences and screenwriting competitions nationally.
Sessions in which Nicole Bernardi-Reis attends
- Breakout: Counteracting Extractive Storytelling in the American South and in Global Communities of Color Breakout Sessions - Breakout Session
- 8:00 AM PDT - 9:30 AM PDT | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Breakout: Regional