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Nicola Peeperkoorn, Producer and Director

After graduating, Nicola worked on a number of productions in the Auckland film and television industry including The Vintner's Luck and in accounts on Go Girls and The Emperor.

Nicola's dedication to becoming a producer has driven her to be involved in producing many low budget short films. Help won best film, best actor and the audience award at the 2014 Tropfest. She embarked on her ambitious first feature The Richmond Family Massacre, at age 23, with director Lance McMinn, a film for which she learnt to operate a camera. Her feature, Crackheads had its world premiere at the Oaxaca FilmFest in Mexico and US Premiere at the Austin Film Festival in 2013. Since then it has won awards at the LA Comedy Festival and a New Zealand Film Award for Best Self-Funded Feature. It also enjoyed a short but successful alternative theatrical run at the Maidment Theatre.

Complementing her film work, Nicola also has a Diploma in Marketing Communications from Massey University. To assist in developing her worldwide sales and marketing she attended the American Film Market for the third time in 2013 and was part of their newly created Producers Forum.

"Film has always been the driving force behind everything I do. I'll go to the grave with a film camera in my hand, and you can be sure my funeral will be on time and under budget!"

 

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