Nicole Bernardi-Reis

Nicole Bernardi-Reis' work spans narrative shorts and feature film, short form content and documentary features and television series. She has produced television series and films for a wide range of broadcast outlets including PBS, America Reframed, CBC, A&E, E!/Style, HGTV, DIY and the Science Channel. Feature documentaries include Michael Caplan’s Algren, and Rebecca Parrish’s Radical Grace, which screened in over 30 countries and was called "Exhilarating...among the year's best films" by

Nicole currently has two documentaries in development, including director Ruth Leitman's Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order, about “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead and her team of comedians and reproductive rights advocates as they navigate year one of the anti-choice Trump administration.

Nicole’s taken numerous films and television projects from development to delivery and serves as a consultant for filmmakers as they launch their own films. She is also the executive director of IFP Chicago, a 30-year-old organization dedicated to developing, supporting and advocating for independent filmmakers in Chicago and across the Midwest.