Nicole Newnham

filmmaker and writer
Nicole Newnham

Nicole Newnham is a filmmaker and writer. Most recently, she produced Lynette Wallworth’s virtual reality film, Collisions, which premiered this January at the World Economic Forum in Davos and was selected for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Nicole co-directed the Emmy nominated documentary The Revolutionary Optimists, which inspired her to develop Map Your World (www.mapyourworld.org). an online community and storytelling platform for young changemakers that enables youth to leverage mobile technology to map data about issues they care about as the centerpiece of a campaign for change in their communities. Previously, Nicole co-produced and directed the critically acclaimed The Rape of Europa, about the fate of Europe’s art treasures during WWII, which was nominated for two national Emmys and a WGA award, and was shortlisted for the 2008 Documentary Oscar.