Amy Nicholson
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Amy Nicholson is a commercial director and documentary filmmaker based in New York City. In a previous life, she served as an advertising Creative Director, conceiving campaigns for clients like Got Milk? and Nike. Nicholson’s most recent documentary is a short titled Pickle. After winning audience awards at multiple festivals including Aspen Shorts and Full Frame, Pickle was nominated for an IDA Award and Cinema Eye Honors, selected for New York Times’ Op Docs and featured on the Criterion Channel. Nicholson has produced and directed two feature projects. Zipper: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride won a special jury prize at DOC NYC and was held over twice at the IFC Center. Muskrat Lovely premiered at The Hamptons and was broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning Independent Lens. Nicholson is currently finishing her third feature titled Happy Campers. Her films have been selected to screen at Sheffield, Hot Docs, Full Frame, DOK Leipzig, BFI London, Florida, Hot Springs, Camden, Montclair, Traverse City, Rooftop Films, and the MOMA.

  • Pickle trailer