2012 Nicholl Fellows

2011 Nicholl Fellows

The 2012 Nicholl Fellows were officially inducted at the Beverly Wilshire on November 8, 2012 as part of their whirlwind week in Los Angeles. Below you will find more about them as well as speech highlights from the night. Watch the keynote speech by Billy Ray, the screenwriter of "The Hunger Games."

 

Nikole Beckwith

Nikole Beckwith

Current residence: Brooklyn, NY

 

"Stockholm, Pennsylvania"

19 years after her kidnapping, Leia is returned home to her parents where she discovers her name is Leanne and her birthday isn't in March. As Leia longs for the life she remembers and the man who made her who she is, Leia's mother works harder than ever to get her daughter back by any means necessary.
Watch her Nicholl speech.

 

 

Sean Robert Daniels

Sean Robert Daniels

Current residence: Laezonia, Gauteng, South Africa

 

"Killers"

A hitwoman is called home by her mother who has a dying request... one the hitwoman cannot bring herself to honor...
Watch his Nicholl speech.

 

James DiLapo

James DiLapo

Current residence: New York, NY

 

"Devils At Play"

A Soviet secret police officer in the era of Stalin's purges struggles to solve a mystery while also dealing with his hidden doubts about the regime he serves.
Watch his Nicholl speech.

 

Allan Durand

Allan Durand

Current residence: Lafayette, LA

 

"Willie Francis Must Die Again"

In 1946 Louisiana electrocuted an innocent 16-year-old AfricanAmerican kid in the state's electric chair...and in 1947 they wanted to electrocute him again.
Watch his Nicholl speech.

 

Michael Werwie

Michael Werwie

Current residence: Los Angeles, CA

 

"Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile"

Based on a true story, a promising young law student fights an oppressive legal system and growing public scrutiny when his routine traffic stop snowballs into shocking criminal charges, imprisonment, daring escapes, and ultimately acting as his own attorney in a nationally televised murder trial.
Watch his Nicholl speech.

 


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