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Stephen Nolly is a bi-racial, Japanese-Jewish Air Force brat who cut his teeth in New York’s theater scene. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, he was a resident artist at TriBeCa’s Flea Theater (Drama Desk, OBIE Award). After directing a piece he wrote for the NYU Tisch Writers Lab, he found commercial directing work in Los Angeles shooting for clients such as Soho House, Macallan, and Yamazaki.

Stephen is a WB Writers’ Workshop Finalist, a Paramount Writers Mentorship Finalist, was accepted into Soho House Script House Lab with Barry Jenkins and Lulu Wang, received the CA Individual Artist Fellowship, and most recently won the Thriller Genre in the ISA Fast Track Fellowship. His scripts have advanced at the Austin Film Festival, Sundance Episodic & Feature Labs, and PAGE.

Stephen is the Creative Director for Old Factory Films, a digital media agency specializing in Commercial Food Photography. He’s also been featured on NoFilmSchool.com, the comedy website WhoHaHa, and hosted the Improve Photography podcast with over one million followers.

Stephen enjoys high-concept, socially conscious stories, is an amateur locksmith, dabbles in horology (watchmaking), writing musical theater, was a competitive ballroom dancer, and a member of Mensa.

Known For
Paramount & WB Finalist
Special Skills
Culinary Arts
Alma Mater

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