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Nicole Ballivian

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Nicole Ballivian

Nicole Ballivian
Born and raised in Washington DC, Nicole received a BA in Film from American University in 1997 and underwent a Master of Arts program in Islamic and Social Sciences from the Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences in Virginia in 1999. In 2002, Nicole formed BintFilm as a production company dedicated to filmmaking for the mass conscience. Nicole’s screenwriting and directorial debut launched in 2006 for the political comedy feature film, Driving To Zigzigland. Driving To Zigzigland premiered in competition at the Cairo International Film Festival in November 2006. Beginning a year after its completion, the film has received over thirty festival invitations and numeroussa awards. Nicole was selected as a screenwriter fellow for the Sundance Institute – Royal Jordanian Film Commission 2nd Middle East Screenwriter’s Lab in November 2006 for her screenplay Sleeping On Stones. The screenplay was also selected for the 2007 Cannes Mediterranean Films Crossing Borders Programme. Nicole carries a 15-year background as a producer and assistant director on narrative films and currently serves as President of Cinevolve Studios, a film distribution company in Los Angeles.

Filmography

Driving to Zigzigland (2007).

 

 

 

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