Nicole Wensel is an award-winning writer, director, actress and producer. She attended college at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. While at USC, Nicole studied filmmaking, theater and entrepreneurship and graduated with a B.A. in Film Production. During and post-college, Nicole worked on various film sets, in development offices, produced many short films and mentored under top industry professionals. She currently owns and operates the production company, Conscious Cinema Co., which focuses on creating films for expression, inspiration and positive social impact.
Her first feature film, Quarter Life Coach, which Nicole wrote, directed, starred in and exec produced, was created on a shoestring budget and received the Merit Award of Awareness at the Awareness Festival and the Gold Award at the IFF for Women, Social Issues and Zero Discrimination in Indonesia. Nicole has contributed to and been featured in publications such as Tribeca Shortlist, Agnès Films, Film Courage, GirlTalkHQ, Feminist Wednesday, Katy Magazine and many more. Nicole is an active member of Film Fatales, the Alliance of Women Directors, Film Powered, USC SCA Alumni and The Director List.