Born in the fog of San Francisco, Nicolette Daskalakis is a filmmaker, writer, and internationally-exhibited artist based in Paris.
Her career is marked by a fluidity between narrative, commercial, and fine art spaces, allowing her work to be informed by a rich diversity of experience and artistic mediums.
Upon graduating from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Nicolette first began working as an art director and production designer for film. She soon transitioned into working full-time as a freelance filmmaker, photographer, and video editor. Since then, she has created digital content for a variety of clients, including BuzzFeed, Paramount, Univision, L'Oréal, Ulta, Vegamour, Moon Juice, Hair by Sam McKnight, HelloGiggles, Mitú, and others.
Writing remains an integral part of Nicolette's creative practice. Her feature-length screenplay "Violet" was a finalist for the 2019 Outfest Screenwriting Lab, and in 2022, Nicolette was selected as a finalist for the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. She has published multiple books of poetry, and continues to incorporate language into her visual art.
Nicolette received a Master of Fine Arts from the institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse in France, a Bachelors in Film & TV Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and a minor in Intermedia Arts from the Roski School of Art & Design.
You can find her on Youtube , Instagram , and dancing in her kitchen to 60s French pop.