Nicole Prowell Hart is a Boston-based documentary filmmaker who works with both traditional narrative and more experimental idioms. Nicole is currently touring her feature debut, Losing LeBron, which premiered at the 2013 Atlanta Film Festival. Produced by Maria Menounos and co-directed with Allyson Sherlock, this documentary examines the impact of NBA star LeBron James’ departure from the city of Cleveland. Additional film projects include Black Box, an experimental, hand-processed film shot on 16mm, and Happy Hunting, which screened at the 2009 New Hampshire Film Festival.
Nicole’s educational and non-profit clients include the Jacob Burns Film Center, MIT, Emerson College, Harvard University, and filmmakers Ross McElwee and Sarah Jane Lapp. Her educational projects have screened at the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. She received her Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Emerson College in Visual Media Arts, and was one of the first recipients of Emerson’s Media Art Fellowship for her MFA studies. She also holds a filmmaking certificate from FAMU/Prague.
Nicole has served on the board of Women in Film & Video/New England, and is a member of both Connect the Docs and the University Film and Video Association. She currently is a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, and teaches media production at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.