Nicole Franklin is an award-winning filmmaker, television director, stage manager, editor, educator, public speaker and web event host. For fifteen years, her company EPIPHANY Inc. has been producing independent films for numerous cable networks including Showtime, BET, IFC, Nickelodeon, Sundance Channel and The Documentary Channel. Her credits include The Double Dutch Divas!, Journeys In Black: the Jamie Foxx Biography, Kids Around the World, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Black Enterprise Business Report, and she is part of the Emmy-Award winning team on CBS Sunday Morning. Her current educational films include Gershwin & Bess: A Dialogue with Anne Brown and the 10-chapter series Little Brother, both titles distributed by Third World Newsreel. Little Brother is a recipient of the Foundation to Promote Open Society/Campaign for Black Male Achievement Award, fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas. Inspired by Gershwin & Bess…, Nicole has a screenplay in development titled BESS. Nicole also hosts a weekly web forum, An EPIPHANY Conversation, a global discussion among the inspiring people behind incredible stories.
Nicole’s affiliations include Directors Guild of America (DGA), Producers Guild of America (PGA East), IBEW, The Black Documentary Collective (BDC), DV Republic and New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT). Project reels may be viewed at YouTube.com/NicoleFilms. Read Nicole’s Blog, MMC Gets It, here.