Dr. Nicolosi is originally from Portsmouth, Rhode Island. She has a B.A from the Great Books program at Magdalene College in Warner, New Hampshire, a Master’s degree in Film and Television from Northwestern University, and went on to receive her PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University in the United Kingdom. She is the founder of Act One, which is a non-profit organization that trains and mentors Christians who are preparing for a career as writers or producers in Hollywood. She was the writer of the 2020 film, Fatima, and the executive producer of Cosmic Orgins, Judgemental Moose, In Memory, and Ask J. She also worked on Mel Gibson’s 2004 film, The Passion of the Christ. Currently, she is a professor of Media and Visual Arts at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
For more information and to view her talk, "Bringing the Fatima Story to the Big Screen: Reflections of a Hollywood Catholic", that took place at the Newman Center on April 6th, please visit the "Speakers" tab.