Nichelle S. Carr is the Lead Producer at WC1 Studios. She is passionate about the idea that a story well told can change the world. Through WC1 Studios, Nichelle brings to light and raises awareness of “New Stories from New Voices” — evocative and entertaining untold stories from diverse perspectives for global audiences via theatrical, television and digital distribution.
Nichelle is a creative executive who specializes in developing big ideas and making them happen. She is a producer with global film distribution and marketing expertise. Her varied expertise and passions are reflected in the work that she's done and the places she's lived – including media, finance and technology in Europe and the U.S., human rights advocacy in Nigeria, and economic development and education in Senegal. Before WC1 Studios, Nichelle was a film executive at Universal Pictures in both London and Los Angeles, and has deep experience in complex cross-border corporate, commercial and financial transactions with elite international law firms.
Nichelle serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA and is an executive officer of the Board of Directors of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California. She graduated from Stanford Law School and is admitted to practice in California, New York, England and Wales. She also holds dual degrees in Black Studies and Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought from Amherst College.