Nicole Teeny
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Nicole Teeny is a multidisciplinary storyteller and filmmaker. Nicole began BIBLE QUIZ, her first feature documentary while at New York University studying Dramatic Writing and Film/TV Production. It won the 2013 Slamdance Grand Jury Award before winning 9 more awards, going on to play 25 festivals, theatrically in 7 cities, Netflix, and TV on Sundance Channel Global. BIBLE QUIZ is the first in her documentary trilogy about American religious females. She is in production on the second film, #KOSHERROCK: BULLETPROOF STOCKINGS. Her short documentary THE WRITER was a part of Harun's Farocki's "Labour in A Single Shot" and was exhibited at 2015 Viennale, Museum Folkwag, Milla Gallery, and Haus der Welt Kulturens and her zombie hybrid documentary/fiction won the 2011 Zed Fest Grand Jury Award and played at festivals around the world before going viral. Nicole is also developing a narrative short, PUBLIC POOL, which has won screenplay competitions at the Pheonix Film Festival, Bare Bones Film Festival, and California Women’s Film Festival. She was awarded the New South Young Playwrights Award and Emerging Filmmaker Awards at Chagrin Documentary Film Festival and Spokane International Film Festival. She is a visiting researcher at MIT Media Lab and has been an artist in residence at Virginia Creative Center for the Arts and Brush Creek Arts Foundation.