Nicole Close is a Halifax-based Assistant Director and one of the leading production professionals in the Nova Scotia film industry.
Originally from Vancouver, Nicole has lived in Halifax since the late 1990s. She started in the film and television industry as an actor, working first in commercials, then in dramatic film and TV roles. The more experience she had on film sets the more Nicole was drawn to the action behind the camera. After volunteering on a number of productions in various departments she found her calling as an assistant director.
Nicole has extensive experience both as a First and Second AD. This includes television (Mr. D.; Trailer Park Boys; Sex & Violence; Forgive Me) and feature films (Your Money Or Your Wife; Copperhead; Bunker 6; Hobo with a Shotgun) as well as web series (Everyone’s Famous; Cheap Smokes - Swearnet). Nicole has also been involved on more than a dozen short films, taught workshops and provided mentorship for various film programs in Nova Scotia.
Outside of work, Nicole has travelled extensively. Beginning in her teens in the Orient (Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea), later in New Zealand and most recently Central America (El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama). She continues to feed her passions for making films & travelling. Hoping one day to combine them.