Hey, I'm Nicole!

Issaquah, Washington

(she/her) A former Broadway assistant director, Nicole Pouchet is a published novelist and produced screenwriter. She is the head writer for Zombie Orpheus Entertainment’s award-winning fantasy TV series, STROWLERS. Her horror/social thriller short, RETCH, premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) in 2019. She was thrilled to film her directorial debut, an episode of STROWLERS which she also wrote, in Copengahen in 2019. Nicole continues to write/direct projects that incorporate social commentary into genre film.

 

Nicole is a Board Member for the Northwest Screenwriters Guild and a guest lecturer for the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. She graduated from Duke University with a focus in Film & Video. Since selling her marketing agency in 2016, Nicole spends her hours trying to keep up with TV shows and raising two sons with her partner.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Coffee & Sugar

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Animation, Documentary

An animated reimagining of the memories of 93-year-old Carol as she wistfully reflects on her marriage of 62 years.

88%

This project got the green light!

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.

103%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

The Bachelorette Party

Orcas, Washington Film Feature
Comedy, Horror

Six girlfriends go to a remote island for a bachelorette party, where they go from fighting off bad hangovers to fighting for their lives.

127%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles, California Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.

91%

This project got the green light!

Displaced

New York City, New York Film Feature
Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.

103%

This project got the green light!

Watchdog

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Crime, Film-Noir

An investigative reporter is on the trail of corruption which leads her to cross paths with her past and an ethical dilemma.

100%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

Feral - A post-apocalyptic feature film

Denver, Colorado Film Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

"Boyhood meets The Road" - A post-apocalyptic tale of a boy trying to survive after the collapse of society.

82%

This project got the green light!

Showtime

New York City, New York Film Short
Action, Drama

Showtime follows Darius & his brother who dance on NYC trains to earn honest money, when an opportunity comes, Darius's loyalty is tested.

98%

This project got the green light!

The Last Earth Girl

Memphis, Tennessee Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

With the world ending in 7 years, a young woman must decide what is important to her in life and what she'll sacrifice to achieve her goals.

94%

This project got the green light!

5 Faces Of Hell

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Horror, Thriller

In this dark comedy horror anthology, five strangers learn of their impending fates in five tales of of terror!

87%

This project got the green light!

Fizzle

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Comedy

Fizzle, a play by Gilbert Girion, is now being adapted into a short film! It's a cocktail party with a twist! Won’t you join us?!

88%

This project got the green light!

Retch

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Horror, Sci-Fi

An unseen force kills travelers stranded on a broken-down bus. Biases ratchet up the tension when they suspect the murders aren’t random.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Shift

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A lingering encounter with a troubled stranger causes a confident young woman to wrestle with power, agency, and violation.

94%

This project got the green light!

Rose is a Rose is a Rose - Post Production

Culver City, California Film Short
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Old school technophobe grapples with social media, pea soup and millennials in hopes of reclaiming his long lost love.

90%

This project got the green light!

Moonwalk With Me

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Family, Fantasy

Ben has a strange trait--he floats. When Juno realizes her father is ready to let go, she does everything in her power to keep him grounded.

110%

This project got the green light!

TOPLESS

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

TOPLESS is a narrative short film that follows two strangers as they undergo breast removal operations for very different reasons.

80%

This project got the green light!

Dirt Pilot

Los Angeles, California Series
Crime, Drama

When a Native girl is found, another goes missing. While police are caught up in jurisdicition, it falls to her older sister to find her.

90%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield, Berkshire County Film Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

Cross

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

100%

This project got the green light!

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