About Nicole Volavka
Nicole is an award-winning drama director working across TV, film and commercials. She holds an MA in Filmmaking from The London Film School (directing specialisation). In her 6 short films, actors she has directed include Tom Burke (The Musketeers), Anna Madeley (In Bruges), David Ajala (The Dark Knight), Paul Ready (Utopia) and Clare-Hope Ashitey (Children of Men). For her commercials she was twice nominated for the Cannes Lions Young Director Award and in TV she has directed Hollyoaks for Ch4, Doctors for BBC1 and been a 2nd Unit Director on Silent Witness and The Tunnel. Most recently, a pilot for her feature “Seekers” was funded by the BFI and she is developing further feature ideas under her company Bohemian Films. In 2017, she was selected for the prestigious WFTV Mentoring Scheme 2017 and mentored by director Sarah Gavron.