Nikki Cole
Niki cole

Nikila Cole is an award-winning writer, producer, director. A critically acclaimed choreographer/theater director, she transitioned into film, circling the globe with her 11-year old daughter, exploring unusual Jewish communities in the Diaspora. (WANDERINGS: A JOURNEY TO CONNECT, PBS/Vision TV). She was Series Producer/director of You…Me & the Kids for WTN, directed films for Vancouver’s Pacific Space Centre, the King Abdulaziz Historical Centre in Saudi Arabia, and Ride films: MARS and SEATREK. Documentaries: PAUL’S PIECE OF SKY (PBS) about a struggling African American Dance Co. and INTIMACIES about Hollywood’s first openly HIV+ actor. (Bravo, Best Doc, Palm Springs Int’l Film Fest). After showrunning and directing/story editing over 15 factual series (THE SHOPPING BAGS, TAKE THIS HOUSE & SELL IT, TILL DEBT DO US PART, FOUR WEDDINGS, STORAGE WARS CANADA, and ICE ROAD TRUCKERS), she expanded into scripted entertainment with a short, MY FATHER, JOE from a story by Jack Engelhard (INDECENT PROPOSAL). With five international awards, it was well received in the Cannes Marche, broadcast on The Movie Channel and released on iTunes. She directed the CSA nominated series TESSA and SCOTT about Olympic ice dancing (W Network), the CSA nom. KEEPING CANADA ALIVE, and CANADA’S SMARTEST PERSON for the CBC. The Bride’s Wedding, won Best Feature Screenwriting, Jogja Int’l Film Festival, Indonesia, and Serpent Queen won Best TV Pilot Screenplay at the Oaxaca Int’l Film Festival.