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Hey, I'm Nina!

New York, New York

Nina Gielen is a writer, director, and producer whose short films have been shown at festivals in the USA and abroad. Her first feature project is currently in early development. She is a member and co-leader of the Brooklyn-based Filmshop collective, as well as a member of New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT), Cinefemme, and IFP.

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A young boy looks for ways to bring his deceased mother back.

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Arts and Crafts

2015

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Passion & Progress

Lakeland • Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.


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(them feels)

Detroit • Drama, LGBTQ

After being spurned from NYC and forced to move back to her hometown, an underdog photographer is thrust into a journey of self-acceptance a


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Blossom

Los Angeles • Documentary

Transgender entertainer/activist Blossom C. Brown finds answers to her troubled past while aspiring a career in the entertainment industry.


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Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.


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Chrysalis

Los Angeles • Drama, Sci-Fi

An astronaut trapped in cryo sleep on a damaged spacecraft uses a visceral childhood memory to break free from her coma and save her crew.


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Maiden

New York • Horror, Thriller

While passing through a small town, a modern-day witch must fight her way through a cult of men to find a young woman who’s disappeared.


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Displaced

New York • Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.


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Alone

Whitefish • Horror, Thriller

A woman with crippling social anxiety is cursed; she cannot be alone for more than 2 minutes and 17 seconds or "They" will come for her.


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The BLDG: Five Stories of Horror

New York • Horror, Other

Five chilling stories set in the same creepy NYC building, where dark forces bring about the manifestation of its residents' worst fears.


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Seed of Doubt

Rochester • Thriller

Melissa and Scott’s dream home turns into a nightmare when they take on new tenants to make ends meet.


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VOWS

New York • Comedy, Drama

Two actresses from conservative immigrant backgrounds agree to a green card marriage hoping to pursue their very American passions.


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Agent of Change

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

A secret agent is on a mission to save the future of food, and as a transgender man, save humanity... one gender stereotype at a time.


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New Recruits

Fremont • Comedy, LGBTQ

New Recruits is a military satire about why young men and women choose to serve in the Army and the headstrong leadership that prepares th


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Cohabitation

Milwaukee • Drama, Thriller

While a former paramedic lives a low-key life to cope with PTSD, her new roommate has other plans, and a vendetta against medical personnel.


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Passive Aggressive Dads

Blue Hill • Comedy

Two dads try to spend a nice day at the park with their daughters and end up avenging their life's failures upon a group of obnoxious teens.


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Shield

New York • Drama, Family

Zoe overcomes her unusual attachment to a blanket with her foster mom's creative use of comic books.


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Park Slope Moms

New York • Comedy

A high-powered attorney turned 'stay-at-home' mom regains power as PTA President, but ruling with an iron fist sparks a coup.


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On Story Project

Austin • Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

On Story shares passionate discussions about the creative process of storytelling to audiences worldwide for free.


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I AM NOT ALONE

Hartford • Documentary, LGBTQ

After a diagnosis of ALS, a man determines to clarify his relationships: with his family, his community, with life itself


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Pozole

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.


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2 WEEKS

New York • Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.


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Before Homosexuals - Educational Outreach Campaign

Guilford • Documentary, LGBTQ

From Ancient Times to Victorian Crimes


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THORP

Danbury • Comedy, Sci-Fi

After leaving Earth in the late 80's, an alien returns to reconnect with his best friend, in a world now obsessed with technology.


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STRAY Season 2

New York • Comedy, LGBTQ

A bromantic comedy about a brash gay dude and a nerdy straight guy navigating sexuality, friendship, and relationships in New York City.


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Millennial Renaissance Media

New York • Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join us in illuminating the voices of millennial women and people of color through high-quality multi-media production services.


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Bite Me

New York • Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her


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Marisol

New York • Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.


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Bring Me an Avocado

San Francisco • Drama

When a violent encounter leaves Robin in a coma, her family ventures to maintain normalcy for her children while managing their own grief.


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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.


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The Atavist

Pittsfield • Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.


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"SURE-FIRE" - Development Funding Phase II

New York • Comedy, Crime

SURE-FIRE is a comedy about a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters.


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Girl Talk

New York • Drama, LGBTQ

Girl Talk follows Mia, as she explores the complications of intimacy, coming to a head when she meets an intriguing lesbian couple.


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CASHED

New York • Comedy, Drama

Suddenly unemployed on her 25th birthday, Jess struggles to find peace (and pot) amidst the unique obstacles of life as a Millennial in NYC.


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All American Kids

New York • Documentary, Family

Celebrating the many ways WE ARE ALL AMERICAN, this documentary/animated kids series transports young audiences across the country.


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Welcome to Deathfest

Baltimore • Documentary, Music

Welcome to Deathfest takes a behind-the-scenes look at "America's biggest metal party of the year."


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Pay to Stay

New York • Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.


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American Trial

New York • Documentary, Experimental

What if the NYPD was put on trial following the death of Eric Garner? Our Film tells the tale of the trial that never was.


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About a Donkey

New York • Comedy, LGBTQ

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.


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Royally: An Original Series

New York • Comedy

A millennial burnout runs a private princess party company as a front for small-time cons, petty theft, and drug peddling.


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Pair of Normals

New York • Comedy, Music

An anxious, divorced psychic and a disheveled college dropout cross paths in NYC and struggle to put their disastrous lives back together.


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Keep Me Posted

New York • Comedy, Drama

A biting look at the impact of texting and social media on the lives of three childhood friends.


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A Queen For The People

New York • Documentary, LGBTQ

Bob the Drag Queen's career is on the rise. Where the hell she off to next?


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Sure-Fire

New York • Comedy, Crime

A NYC con man having a mid-life crisis stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters trying to kill him.


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