Meet Nicole Serrato, a filmmaker with a passion for authentic storytelling. Raised in El Sereno, Northeast Los Angeles, Nicole graduated with honors in Film Studies from The State University of New York: City College in 2020. During the summer of 2019, she interned with The Moving Picture Institute and Millennium Films, while also participating in The Academy Gold Rising Program.
Post-graduation, Nicole hosted Q&A panels for the Academy's Latinx Affinity Group and organized social gatherings for Latinx members of the Academy Gold Program. Currently enrolled at The Anthony Gilardi Acting Studio, she runs Serrato Productions, dedicated to crafting films that resonate with diverse audiences. Nicole's focus is on telling stories of female and minority protagonists, exploring the complexities of mental health, psychology, and the profound relationships that shape our lives from childhood."