Nicole Teeny

Nicole Teeny (she/her) is a filmmaker and storyteller known for her award-winning work in narrative and documentary. Her debut feature documentary, “BIBLE QUIZ” (86 min), earned numerous accolades, including the Slamdance Grand Jury Award and 9 other awards, and was showcased at over 50 festivals, as well as on Netflix and the Sundance Channel, and with the USA State Department “American Film Showcase”.

In addition, her short documentary “UNITY MOSQUE” (7 min) has been featured at prominent LGBTQ film festivals, including InsideOut, NewFest, and Outfest, where it won Best Documentary at the Toronto LGBTQ Film Festival and is now distributed by Good Docs. Her experimental short “WRITER” (2 min) has been exhibited at the 2015 Viennale and in over 100 galleries and museums worldwide, showcasing her versatility as a filmmaker. In addition, Nicole’s work has been on various media outlets such as HuffPost, NowThis, Yahoo!, Bloomberg, Black Lives Matter, TED, MotorTrend, and MIT Media Lab projects.

Nicole’s upcoming projects set for release in 2024 include the short narrative film “Periodt” (10 min) on Paramount+ in Spring and a 4-episode memoir radio series “Girl V Horse” for ESPN 30 for 30 podcasts.

Recognized as 2015 and 2016 Berlinale Talent, Nicole’s projects have received support from institutions like The IDA, Producer’s Guild of America, If/Then shorts, Tribeca Film, InsideOut Re:Focus, LEF, Breaking Through the Lens, MIT Council for the Arts, Artist Trust, Art Kibbutz, Bushcreek Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and more. She has also been a speaker during UN General Assembly week on an SDGG panel her work is featured in an MIT Press textbook on avant-garde art.