Alex Alvarez

Gnomon School of VFX, Games & Animation


Nicole Hendrix is a four-time Emmy winning Producer and has won five PromaxBDA GOLD awards as a Producer and Creative Director. With a multi-disciplinary background, Nicole has used storytelling as the main ingredient in her successful campaigns that span across television, games, live events, and film. She is currently working as a Marketing + PR Consultant.

She is the Co-Founder/COO of the BRIC Foundation, an organization that focuses on increasing representation for women and people from underrepresented groups in the entertainment industry and runs the BRIC Creative Academy and the yearly BRIC Talent + Innovation Summit. She is also the Co-Founder of the Concept Art Association and produces the yearly Concept Art Awards at LightBox Expo. In her spare time, Nicole devotes her energy to gender issues through research with Dr. James Kaufman at the University of Connecticut, and helps survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence as a volunteer crisis counselor advocate for Peace Over Violence.


Flip the Script: Reinventing Inclusion and Pursuing Diversity in Storytelling.

In the spirit of reinventing inclusion and pursuing diversity, help usher in a new era in Hollywood, and participate in an interactive exercise to get you thinking differently about the stories you tell and who is in them, and who is invisible. Think differently about how strong your characters are and what they’re capable of, using classic and beloved IPs, and break out of your comfort zone to tell inclusive stories.