Nicole Rinaldi

New York, New York, United States

Nicole Rinaldi is an award-winning filmmaker, specializing in directing, production design, and cinematography. She started in theatre, training under a Drama League Fellow for directing and a retired Off-Broadway designer. From there, she went on to Emerson College to direct and design in film. She went on to become the youngest person to complete the BFA program, having filmed her thesis at age 19. She's designed over two dozen films, ranging from 1600's period pieces to building a storybook village, and has received three Evvy nominations for outstanding production design. She also directed a handful of films, her most ambitious being her thesis, "When the Wolf Comes Home," which garnered two nominations in directing and won Best Short Screenplay at the New York Long Island Film Festival.