NICOLE COSTA (Nicole Díaz Erices)

PO BOX 284, New York City, New York 10012

C: 917 655 9627, e: nicolecosta.ny@gmail.com



HIGHLIGHTS


• film director


• screenwriter


• camera operator


• video editor


• final cut pro x editor


• events producer


• actress / performer


• photographer




FILM DIRECTOR EXPERIENCE

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THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA (documentary feature film) 

Director, camera operator, screenwriter, producer


                        Official Selection at DOC NYC (U.S.), IDFA (Holland), FICVALDIVIA (Chile), ZINEGOAK IFF (Spain),          

                        BAFICI, Buenos Aires (Focus, Argentina), Biarritz Latin American FF (France), Queer Lisboa FF (Portugal),                             FICMA (International Film Fair of Manizales, Colombia), Quilpué FF(FECICH, Chile), Chiloé Chilean FF, AMOR                             Festival (Chile), FEMCINE (Chile), FECILS (Chile), DOCSVALPARAÍSO (Chile), FIC VIÑA (Chile), DocsBarcelona                           (Spain), RIZOMA FF (Madrid, Spain), Zaragoza Women's FF (Zaaragoza, Spain), La Ploma FF, (Valencia,                                   Spain), LesGaiCineMad (Madrid, Spain), El Ojo Cojo International FF (Madrid, Spain), FIDBA (Buenos Aires                               Documentary FF, Argentina), NewFest (Focus, New York), Asterisco FF (Argentina), The New School (Focus,                             New York), Cinema Tropical (New York, U.S.), New Latin Wave (New York, U.S.), Chicago Latino FF (U.S.)


DANGER & ALONE (short film)

Co-director & editor


Oftálmica International Film Festival, 11/2019 Veracruz, Mexico

Ch.Aco International Contemporary Art Fair, 11/2018 Santiago, Chile

Official Selection at SANFIC International Film Festival 08/2018 Santiago, Chile


YOU CAN ́T WIN by PLASTIC SPOON (music video) - 04/2017 New York, US

Director, camera operator & editor


KINGDOM by PLASTIC SPOON (music video) - 04/2017 New York, US

Director, camera operator & editor


MAISON MARTIN MOREL (autumn fashion campaign video) - 10/2016 Paris, France

Director, camera operator & editor


THE NO ARTIST (short film) - 06/2016 New York, US

Director, camera operator & editor


QUÉ ME IMPORTA A MÍ by COLOMBINA PARRA (music video)- 05/2016 New York, US

Director, camera operator & editor


WIRELESS TRANSMISSION (short film) - 01/2016 Reykjavik, Iceland

Director, camera operator & editor


RODOLFO EDWARDS: THE ARTIST AT WORK (short film) - 12/2015 New York, US

Director, camera operator & editor


CHILENO PARA PRINCIPIANTES ESPAÑOLES / CHILEAN FOR SPANISH BEGINNERS (short film) - 02 /2010

Madrid, Spain

Director & camera operator


BESASTE A LILLY / YOU KISSED LILLY (short film) - 02 /2009 Madrid, Spain

Director & actress




OTHER MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE

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COLOMBINA PARRA / GAM CONCERT (visuals) - 01/2017 Santiago, Chile

Vj and creator of original visual program for concert


EDIFICIOS (music video) - 03/2015

New York, US

Camera operator and creative assistant for music video of Chilean singer Colombina Parra


LAS TROYANAS (short film) - 04/2003.

Madrid, Spain

Co-screenwriter and assistant to director Alejandro Moreno Jashés




ACTRESS / PERFORMER EXPERIENCE

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LOS OBJETOS AMOROSOS / THE OBJECTS OF LOVE (feature film) 05/2015

Rome, Italy

Co-lead of feature film by Adrián Silvestre


LAUNDRY TIME (comedy monologue)

12/2015

Martínez bar / Madrid, Spain

Scriptwriter and performer of original songs in a solo show


I ́M WILLING TO STAY IN THE DARK (art performance) 02/2015

Bronx Museum of the Arts / New York, US

Performer of conceptual work by artist Manuela Viera-Gallo


LEA MADRID (television advertising) 11/2008

Madrid, Spain

Main actress


LA RUTA DE CHILE / THE ROUTE OF CHILE (television note) 6/2008.

Canal Latino (Latin Channel) / Madrid, Spain

Host of television report about Chilean culture in Madrid


DÁCIL (short film) 04/2008

Madrid, Spain

Role: Gladys Morán.


CONCILIA QUÉ? (educational videos for television) 03/2008

Madrid, Spain

Actress in two episodes


COCINA WRIGHT (comedy cooking program)

01/2008.

Madrid, Spain

Main actress (as presenter Marcela Grumm) and co-scriptwriter of six episodes of series


CISTITIS! (electro cabaret duet)

2004/2007.

Shows at:

Freeway Club, Flamingo Club Theater, Nasty Club & Coppelia Club Madrid, Spain

Original idea, scriptwriter and performer


SOLILOQUIO / SOLILOQUY (short film)

12/2007.


ECAM/TVE / Madrid, Spain

Role: Brisa, in the film directed by Adrián Silvestre


JORNADA / THE JOURNEY (monologue)

11/2006.

Casa de America / Madrid, Spain

Role: a woman, in the play directed by Marco Espinoza.


GLADYS MORÁN: UNA NUEVA MIRADA / GLADYS MORÁN: A NEW OUTLOOK (satirical documentary)

6/2006.

Madrid, Spain

Original idea, co-scriptwriter and acting. Role: Gladys Morán in the film directed by Adrián Silvestre


MARÍA VEN / COME, MARÍA (short film) 7/2005.

Madrid, Spain

Role: María, in the film by Pablo Díaz


CHRISTIAN LAY S.A. (tv commercial)

11/2004.

Canal de Extremadura (Extremadura Channel) Extremadura, Spain Role: Clara


LA PRIMERA SUPLENTE / THE RUNNER UP (short film) 7/2004.

Madrid, Spain

Role: Anabel Watson in the film by Adrián Silvestre


LA ACTRIZ DE LA PELÍCULA / THE ACTRESS OF THE MOVIE (play) 05/2002 - 07/2002

Mercado de Fuencarral Theater Season. Madrid, Spain

Role: the actress of the movie



EVENTS PRODUCER EXPERIENCE

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LA FONDA YORK (Chilean Independence Day Celebration)

09/2016

09/2017

09/2018

09/2019

New York, US

Producer


BURN THE SQUARE! (artistic event) 04/2016

New York, US

Artistic programmer, curator and producer


WATT: A MUSICAL BENEFIT AT REVERSE (benefit event) 10/2015

New York, US

Producer, creative assistance and promotion for REVERSE space gallery exhibition


BURN THE LOFT! (artistic event)

03/2015

New York, US

Artistic programmer, producer and performer


VIDEOCLUB (screening of feature film)

08/2014

Anthology Film Archives / New York, US

Producer & host of the screening of Chilean film Videoclub, by Pablo Illanes, sponsorized by Waqar Pisco


DECANTADOR WINES & SPIRITS 09/2013 - 09/2014

New York, US

Co-founder and responsable of the promotion of Chilean wines & spirits, through sponsorship for high level Latin American events in New York such as:

-Launching of Chilean film Gloria by Sebastián Lelio at the Lincoln Center NYFF

-Latin Beat, Lincoln Center

-Cinema Tropical Awards

-A talk with Isabel Allende, event at Americas Society

-Musical event Melowdrama, curated by artist Iván Navarro, among others.



EDUCATION

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DEGREE IN AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION

Complutense University 1999-2002 / Madrid, Spain


BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Chile University

1993-1996 / Santiago, Chile



OTHER STUDIES

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WORKSHOP FOR LATIN ARTISTS IN NEW YORK

Creative Capital Scholarship 2019-2020, El Puente / Brooklyn, US


WORKSHOP IN CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH (with Alejandro Moreno Jashés)

New York University (NYU) 2014-2016 / New York, US


SEMINARIST IN PSYCHOSOCIAL & SOCIOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF SEXUAL DIVERSITY CPEESM 2011 / Madrid, Spain



AWARDS / GRANTS

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                       2021 / THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA (Documentary by Nicole Costa) AWARD:
                       Best Latinx Film in the United States by Cinema Tropical (New York, U.S.)


                       2020 / THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA (Documentary by Nicole Costa) AWARDS:
                       Winner Best Documentary Film ZINEGOAK IFF (Spain), Special Jury Prize FEMCINE10 (Chile), Winner Márgenes                        Award  REDFECI (Chile), National Film Award for Best Feature Film DOCSVALPARAISO (Chile), Special Mention                        of the Jury FECILS (Chile), Winner Best Documentary Film LesGaiCineMad (Spain), Winner Best Documentary                            International Competition El Ojo Cojo FF (Spain).


2018 / NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CULTURE & ARTS (CNCA) GOVERNMENT OF CHILE GRANT

Grant awarded for work on the Post Production of The Journey of Monalisa (Documentary)

Santiago, Chile


2017 / QUEER LISBON FILM FESTIVAL AWARD Best Actress for her role at the film The Objects of Love 


2017 / NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CULTURE & ARTS (CNCA) GOVERNMENT OF CHILE GRANT

Grant awarded for work on the Script of The Journey of Monalisa (Work in Progress Documentary)

Santiago, Chile


2016 / FIPRESCI AWARD for the Film The Objects of Love by Adrián Silvestre, starring Laura Rojas Godoy

and Nicole Costa, 13th Festival of European Cinema Seville, Spain