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Nicole Franklin

Assistant Professor of Radio, Television, Film


Degrees

MA, 2014, Ramapo Coll New Jersey; BA, 1990, Univ Illinois Chicago


Bio

Nicole Franklin is an award-winning filmmaker of two features, the recently released TITLE VII, a narrative film on the rarely discussed subject of same-race discrimination in the workplace and her debut film, I Was Made to Love Her: the Double Dutch Documentary. TITLE VII was the 2017 Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival HBO sponsored Best Feature Nominee, the 2017 St. Louis International Film Festival Emerging Director Award Nominee, and Best Lead Actress and Best Supporting Actress winner from the I See You Awards 2018.
Currently directing projects for both stage and screen, Nicole’s other credits include the multi-award winning documentary The Double Dutch Divas!, Journeys In Black: the Jamie Foxx Biography, Gershwin & Bess: A Dialogue with Anne Brown, and the award-winning documentary series Little Brother. Nicole has recently launched the app Black Film Pirate to draw international attention to creators of color.
Nicole is an Assistant Professor of Television Production at Hofstra University and a member of the Directors Guild, Producers Guild, New York Women in Film & Television, Film Fatales and the Black Documentary Collective. Her work as both a producer and director has appeared on numerous cable and streaming networks including Showtime, BET, IFC, Nickelodeon, Sundance Channel and kweliTV. In news television she has worked on several Emmy Award-winning teams including her current role as a video editor on CBS Sunday Morning.

Teaching Interests

TV Prod: Multi Camera Studio Intro to Digital Media Single Camera TV Production TV Prod: Episodic Fiction The Director's Sandbox: Directing Actors (Honors College)

Research Interests

Subtext in Narrative Storytelling through Cinematic Technique

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
HUHC 020H DIRECTR'S SANDBX: TV & SER DIR Undergraduate
RTVF 001 FOUNDATNS OF RTVF & NEW MEDIA Undergraduate
RTVF 024 TV PROD: MULTI-CAMERA STUDIO Undergraduate
RTVF 025 INTRO TO DIGITAL MEDIA Undergraduate
RTVF 026 SINGLE-CAMERA TV PRODUCTION Undergraduate
RTVF 084 TV PRODUCTION: EPISODIC FICT Undergraduate
RTVF 170 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Undergraduate
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