Nicole Libassi, was born and raised in Rome from a family of Italian Film Producers.
In 2008 she completes her Bachelor's Degree in Media Communications. She then moves to Bologna where
she attends graduate school, earning a Master's Degree in Film and Television at the prestigious Italian
University of Bologna.
In 2011, she specializes in Cinematography, attending a one year program at the New York Film Academy.
Since then, she has been working as a freelance cinematographer and running her own photography studio in
Nicole has shot various short films in NYC, and with the short film “Porcella”, she got a chance to get into the
“Court Metrage Competition” at the famous “Festival De Cannes”.
Her experience as a Director of Photography varies from film to digital cinema. She has shot films with
cameras such as Panavision 35mm, Red Epic, Red Scarlet, and Arri Alexa.
In 2012, Nicole has written, directed and produced “Rebirth”, a short film that has been selected in various film
festivals of New York City and screened at the Tribeca Cinemas and Sunshine Theatres in Manhattan. On this
film, it's noticeable how her prior experience in cinematography and photography impacts the power of her
Nicole also works from abroad as a Sales Executive for her family's business, Movietime s.r.l, an Italian film
distribution company. Her innovative ideas, creativity and deep knowledge in film are an important contribution
to the company.
This is the latest film by Italian Film Director Nicole Libassi, whose prior experience in directing, cinematography and photography always impacts the power of her directorial vision. The film has been selected in New york Film Festivals. Nicole Libassi is currently working freelance in New York City as Film Director of Photography.
Rebirth is a thrilling suspense story and a harrowing look at the struggles of a man that finds himself trapped in a room with no idea how he got there and suddenly begins having hallucinations of people from his past, whom accuse him of murdering Grace and ultimately send him on a desperate mission to rescue the little girl trapped in the next room. The film revolves around the paranoia which the main character endures while trapped inside the room. It's a dark journey of a man who confronts hallucinations which represent fear, anxiety, panic, pain, guilt, frustration, abandonment and torment.