Nicole Taylor-Roberts

Director and Writer

Taylor-Roberts got her professional start apprenticing with film and commercial directors at Smuggler and Tool of North America in the early 2000’s. She participated in the Sony Picture Television Diverse Directing Program an was a semi-Finalist in the MADE IN NY Writer’s Room. Her award-winning shorts have collectively screened at prestigious film festivals that include Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Sundance and San Diego Film Festival, and Urbanworld. Her work has also been featured in FADER Magazine, GQ and showcases by HBO and HBO Latino.

Taylor-Roberts directs, writes and produces film, television, interstitials, commercials and branded content. She is developing several feature films and episodic shows.  Her debut feature screenplay A Girl from Haiti, won the Grand Prize in the We Screenplay Diverse Voices Competition, supported by ARRAY NOW! This film will be her directorial debut.

Taylor-Roberts is an alumna of Northwestern University's Film Program and of Columbia University School of the Arts, MFA Film Program. Taylor-Roberts was selected as one of eight women for the American Film Institute Directing Workshop for Women, Class of 2020.