Nicole Ma


Public bio

Nicole Ma’s award winning projects include documentaries Dances 
of Ecstasy and Kurtal Snake Spirit and new media projects Yiwarra Kuju and the inaugural multi-media exhibitions for 
the National Museum of Australia. Her New York based film company produced feature films Combination Platter (Sundance screenwriting award) and My Father is Coming; music videos for Whitney Houston and Sonic Youth; concert films for Annie Lennox, Michael Bolton and Newport Jazz Festival. She was a location manager on Malcom X (Spike Lee) and production manager on Haitian Corner (Raoul Peck). Nicole wrote and directed the experimental short Living Rooms funded by the New York State Council of the Arts. Putuparri and the Rainmakers is her first feature length documentary. It premiered at the Melbourne International Film festival and won best film at the 2015 CinefestOz Film Festival.