NICOLE STAMP is a triple Canadian Screen Award-nominated television director and writer.
Nicole’s directing work includes The Popularity Papers (BBC / YTV), The Next Step (CBBC), Odd Squad (PBS / Sinking Ship), Blue’s Clues (Nickelodeon), The Fabulous Show with Fay and Fluffy (Family Channel), Lockdown (YouTube Originals), and Teletubbies (Netflix).
Nicole began her career as an actor, appearing on Locke and Key (Netflix), Hudson and Rex (CityTV), The Handmaid’s Tale (HULU), Assassins Creed Origins (UBISOFT), Doomsday Brothers (Adult Swim), The SPACE (TVOntario), and Carmilla, a Canadian Screen-Award winning web series with over 75 million views on YouTube.
Nicole is also a Writers’ Guild Award-nominated writer who has written for Noonbory (BBC Kids), Lockdown (Sinking Ship / YouTube Originals), EnviroGirl (TVOntario), and Peanuts (AppleTV).
Nicole’s background encompasses live television, improv comedy, classical literature, music, dance, puppetry, advertising, DEI consulting, advertising, and science – a breadth of experience that influences her directing work. In particular, Nicole is known for her rapport with actors, creating nuanced, truthful poignant, and funny performances.
Stamp brings a strong equity lens to every project, and her writing on race and gender has been published by CNN, and she cares deeply about mentoring the next generation, including over a decade with the Artists Mentoring Youth Project, including founding and directing their eOne Film Training Program.
Nicole is currently in development with Sinking Ship Entertainment for two projects – MEDIA, STAMPED! a media literacy show for young teens, and LIMBO, a live-action teen adventure series around the theme of consent.
Nicole is represented for Acting by Noble Caplan Abrams Talent and for Directing & Writing by Meridian Artists. She’s an active member in good standing of the Writers’ Guild of Canada, ACTRA, and the Directors’ Guild of Canada.
She lives in Toronto and is able to travel for work, with particular interest in half-hour and hourlong episodic television.