In the words of Johnny Cash, "I've been everywhere, man". A child actor and terrible netballer (only ever in it for the half time citrus), I trained as an actor on the Goldfields of Regional Victoria, and in the outskirts of London at a drama school made famous by Gary Oldman - and it's close proximity to a pub where a featured extra from Harry Potter was once stabbed.
Somehow these events have led to a career in comedy with on screen credits that include Summer Love, Mr. Black, Back in Very Small Business, Sammy J and KINNE Tonight. Writing credits include Larry the Wonderpup, E-High, The Legend of Burnout Barry and feature film Girl at the Window in Australian cinemas on August 18.
NET WORTH AT MELBOURNE FRINGE
I'm making my highly anticipated return to the live comedy storytelling arena in October with Nicolette Minster's Net Worth, directed by Sammy J at Melbourne Fringe Festival.
According to NetWorthRanks.com, Nicolette Minster is a 6ft, 29 year old worth $15mil. Except she’s not. She’s a 38 year old who shops in the same Woolies she used to work at and whose career highlight was starring (featuring) alongside Meryl Streep at age three.
But what if the bot generated Nicolette is living the life that was meant for... well... Nicolette?
Net Worth is “Who Do You Think You Are?” meets 90s blockbuster “The Net” in a story about online alter egos and sliding into the DMs of complete strangers.
As seen on Kinne Tonight, Sammy J & NetWorthRanks
GIRL AT THE WINDOW IN CINEMAS AUGUST 18
A psychological thriller with a screenplay co written by Nicolette, starring Radha Mitchell, Ella Newton and Vince Colosimo, directed by Mark Hartley and distributed by Kismet Movies hits cinema screens soon.
IN PRODUCTION: THE GIRL AT THE WINDOW
The Girl at the Window, a psychological thriller starring Radha Mitchell, Ella Newton & Vince Colosimo is currently in production in Melbourne. Co-written by Nicolette, her debut feature is directed by Mark Hartley (Patrick) and involves a lot of fake blood.
"V" DEVELOPMENT FUNDING
February 27, 2020
Screen Australia has announced almost $750,000 of Story Development funding for 9 feature films, 11 television series and 2 online projects, including LateNite Films TV Dark Comedy "V".
Writers Nicolette Minster, Jacklyn Bassanelli, Nick Musgrove, Anna Barnes
Producers Nicolette Minster, Nicholas Colla
Synopsis A forgettable introvert discovers that a popular augmented reality game, in her hands, can kill people. Charged with the power to help women in trouble, she reluctantly reinvents herself as a vigilante.
September 21, 2019
Screen Australia has announced the finalists of the first ever Pitcher Perfect competition, which will be held at VidCon in Melbourne this Friday 20 September. We're finalists! Nick Colla and I, on behalf of LateNite Films will pitch our project V.
V: A 8 x 12 minute dark comedy centred on forgettable introvert Virginia, who discovers that the popular augmented reality game “V”, in her hands, can kill people. Finding herself charged with the power to help women in trouble, pacifist Virginia reluctantly reinvents herself as a vigilante. But as she strikes fear into men, with little consequence, she begins to question if her actions are just as despicable as her victims.
september 6. 2019.
I've been busy as a storyliner and writing episode one of Neighbours brand new spinoff centred on Erinsborough High.
Titled Neighbours: Erinsborough High, the five-part series is Channel 5's first ever specially commissioned spinoff of the Australian soap and will launch exclusively for UK viewers on VOD service My5 in November.
Neighbours: Erinsborough High will explore issues such as bullying, mental illness, sexuality, cultural diversity, and parental and peer pressure, as the disappearance of one Year 12 student during exam period leads to several revelations coming out.
june 17. 2019.
Three Aussie creatives have been selected for ABC and Screen Australia’s DisRupted program, with each receiving funding to make a short film that reflects what it’s like to live with a disability from a child’s point-of-view.
The Legend of Burnout Barry tells the story of one teenager becomes so obsessed with being a record holder that he risks losing his friends and his life. Created by Nicholas Colla and Nicolette Minster, from an original idea by Isaac Elliot, the film is produced by Australia’s LateNite Films.
The films will debut on December 3, the International Day of People with Disabilities, on free-to-air kids channel ABC ME and the ABC ME app.
may 19. 2019.
I'm super chuffed to have been a part of the KINNE Tonight team. Catch me, a slew of very talented people alongside Australia's Troy Kinne (pronounced Kin-ee, don't let me hear you get it wrong) on Monday May 27th at 9:30pm on 10. And then TenPlay one would assume.