Nikki Bohm is an established multilingual Actress, Director, Writer, Producer and Casting Director born in Zagreb, Croatia and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She is currently residing in Los Angeles.
Nikki began her career as an Actor and Dancer at ZKM, one of the leading avant-garde theaters in Croatia. Under ZKM, she appeared in professional productions such as “Konrad The Kid From The Tin Can”, which participated at the International Dance and Acting Festival in Hague, Netherlands.
Nikki comes from a strong theater training background. She attended The School For Film and Television in New York, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and holds a full-time degree from the American Academy Of Dramatic Arts in New York.
RADA stage credits include lead roles: Cleopatra in Shakespeare’s “Anthony and Cleopatra” and Helena in “Midsummer Nights Dream”, directed by the established actor / director Hugh Fraser.
Off-Off Broadway credits include lead roles: Portia in “Merchant of Venice” (Queens Shakespeare Company), and Nance in “Female Transport”.
LA stage credits include lead roles: PMS - Platium Missile Strike in the award-winning musical “Patty The Revival” directed by award winning director Patrick Kennelly at the Highways Performance Space and Ursula in “Berlin Cowboys” at the Write Act Repertory directed by Iris Melris.
Film credits include lead roles of: Macon in "Road Wars" out on DVD US/INTERNATIONAL written and directed by award winning director Mark Atkins, Gigi in Thriller “Nobody Can Cool” out on DVD US/CANADA/EUROPE, lead role of Erin Cooper in award winning film “Off the Record”, Deadly Daisy in award winning short film “Ticket to the Haunted Mansion”, Nikki in JauntVR's 360-Stunt Short Film "Escape the Living Dead" directed by award winning director Matt Lewis, April in award-nominated short film “Affections” by Fatalis Partnership and more.
Nikki has also performed as the lead in award winning multidisciplinary artist, Orit Ben-Shitrit’s “Men Who Die, and They Are Not Happy”, with an exhibition at the Haifa Museum of Modern Art in Jerusalem.
Her passion for writing and directing came with her debut script “Nothing Happened” a short experimental film about domestic abuse written, produced and starring Francisco Ovalle and Nikki Bohm which premiered at the prestigious film festival Muestra Audio Visual Cine Sinu in Monteria, Cordoba, Colombia.
After this success Nikki wrote 3 short films, 3 Television Shows “The Bentley Timeshare”, "Untitled 1-Hour Drama TV Series", " Untitled Half-Hour Comedy Series", her debut Feature Film “Armadillo”, thriller feature film “Untitled Rabbit Project" and action-drama “Untitled Brazil project” including several other Feature Films in development.
Inspired by European Experimental film-making, American 1980’s cinema and it’s cultural array of diversity, as well as Latin American Cinema and it’s realism, Nikki strives to create written cinematic work with a message, dealing with human rights, social issues, realism and sprinkled with entertainment.
Nikki’s characters and directing approach arose from her years of experience as an actor/dancer. Having traveled around the world, she had the opportunity to discover diverse, new cultures and approaches on human issues and society values. This has led Nikki on a path of expressing deep and meaningful moments of a human psyche and visually exploring how choices, consequence and error has an important effect on people’s lives and the world around us.
Nikki wrote and directed two short experimental films “Grief” and "Masho's Descent", a Sizzle Trailer for her upcoming Feature Film "Armadillo" and her debut Pilot for her Comedy TV-Series "The Bentley Timeshare" shot by award winning Director of Photography Carmen Cabana (Narcos, Bullet).
As an active and respected member of The Fringe Theater Company, Nikki directed her debut theater play “i want to Kill Lena Dunham” written by Sergio Castillo, which premiered at the Avery Schreiber Theater, Los Angeles in October of 2014.
Nikki is also a well respected Casting Director with professional casting experience on various films such as multiple award nominated short film "Bug" starring Hassan Johnson (The Wire), "Milena" and the "The Choice of Life". Her most recent projects include the personal casting of celebrity actor Dean Winters (OZ, Law and Order SVU) in short film “Memoire” as well as celebrity actor Mark Moses (Desperate Housewives, Mad Men) in “The Tsarevich”.
Besides English and Croatian, Nikki is also fluent in German and Brazilian Portuguese.
Name: Nikki Bohm
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Crystal Pantera Productions
Occupation: Actor, Casting Director, Director, Producer and Screenwriter
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Untitled Armadillo Project
Film (Action) Actress Grind house movie about two forbidden lovers caught up in a drug deal gone wrong.
Escape the Living Dead
Film (Short) Actress A VR experience seen through the eyes of a bitten survivor, as a group of heavily-armed neighbors desperately try to escape a zombie horde, only to find themselves blocked in by the military. Will they escape, and even if they do -- what will happen to the bitten survivor?
Film (Short, Crime, Drama, Horror and 2 More) Writer A Serial Killer recounts his life and what led to his crimes as he prepares himself for his own demise.
The Sex Trip
Film (Comedy and Fantasy) Art director After a shallow womanizer refuses a mysterious homeless woman's request for a kiss, he wakes up the next morning to discover he's been changed into a woman.
The Truth About Casts and Frogs
Video (Short and Comedy) Actress A caller, Scott, calls into his favorite podcast for some relationship advice.
Film (Action and Sci-Fi) Actress When an amnesiac wakes up in a post apocalyptic world ravaged by a rabies type virus, he must band together with a small group of survivors.
The Treachery of Images
Film (Short, Fantasy, Music and Thriller) Actress A video artist becomes haunted by a dead friend, and we come to find out where her art really came from.
Nobody Can Cool
Film (Thriller) Actress Nobody Can Cool, a chilling thriller of a young New York couple on a weekend getaway who inadvertently intrude on a stranded criminal couple's hideout, triggering a violent, suspenseful, and unflinching battle for freedom. Furious escape attempts, shifts of power, turmoil within the couples, a looming secret, and the unexpected arrival of a vengeful force, fuel this confrontational encounter building to a shocking conclusion. Nobody Can Cool will make you think twice about your weekend getaway. Written by DPYX
Off the Record
Film (Short, Drama and War) Actress An American Journalist uses every chance to gather first-hand News materials from a terrible rioting in Urumqi, China, leading her into a struggle in her decision on whether or not to report its gruesome details.
Film (Short and Drama) Actress Lieutenant Joseph Tigyul is an Iraq War veteran who attempts to distinguish between his nightmares and his memories in a battle that takes place, not overseas, but right here at home. With the help of his therapist Dr. Michelle Beauvoir and his sister Allie, Joseph might just have a chance in resuming a manageable life after war. Written by Tinbete Daniel
Film (Short and Drama) Actress Behind closed doors around the world, one out of every three women is a victim of domestic violence. To step inside the life of a battered woman challenges an audience to face this harsh reality of suffering, shame, torture and lies a vicious cycle that faces one woman every nine seconds. Combining graphic realism with fractured visions of abstraction, Nothing Happened shines a light into the dark heart of domestic violence. Written by Anonymous
Ticket to the Haunted Mansion
Film (Short, Horror and Mystery) Actress A small town councilman got an order to spend the night in the haunted mansion to do an inspection. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Film (Short, Drama, History and Thriller) Producer In 1918, Alexei Romanov, young prince hemophiliac, is caught in the turmoil of the Russian Civil War, having to choose between his family and The Empire of Russia.
Film (Short and Drama) Casting director In early 1990s Los Angeles, a young introvert African-American child from a fragmented family yearns to bring his parents together. Setting out to find his estranged mother, he comes to discover the ugly truth of racial intolerance and the inherent dangers of naivety. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Casting director Gregor Kossuth, a delusional prosaic man, finds escape from the burden of reality in writing an alleged philosophical masterpiece inspired by the works of Nietzsche. Obsessively living in his own work to forget about the loss of his beloved wife and daughter who mysteriously vanished, Gregor battles his troubling conscious to complete his masterpiece, for his voice to remain timeless, as his growing narcissism exponentially unveils his true identity hidden behind an eloquent mask. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Actress A film about a young woman who recently survived a car accident.Triggered by the need to move and feel again, which she might never be able to do, the woman travels deep in her imagination until she eventually breaks all mental barriers and finds peace within herself. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Drama) Actress John waits in a diner with a young boy. The boy tries to convince John to leave the diner before his father arrives to kill him.
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Romance) Actress A teenage girl gets in the middle of conflicts with her ex-boyfriend and her new interest. Her ex is a leader of a group of delinquents and her interest has a sickness that he has trouble revealing, which is the ability to resurrect from the dead. Written by Anonymous
In the Land of Blood and Honey
Film (Drama, Romance and War) Miscellaneous Crew During the Bosnian War, the captive Bosnian Ajla is brought with other women to a Serbian barrack to serve the soldiers. The commander Danijel recognizes Ajla that he met in a night-club and wooed her and he discreetly protects her. They rekindle their love, but can they trust on each other? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I Am a Fat Cat
Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Actress A film about living in New York City surrounded by so much wealth and struggling to find some scraps for yourself. Fat Cat's, the Greenwich Village club where the story takes place, is the stomping grounds for a motley cast including homo-thugs, teenage delinquent chess players, college kids and the film's central characters: Annie, Dee and Evgenya. A Russian-American "masseuse" from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Evgenya has inherited the native New Yorker's dream to see her name in lights. Dee is a Lesbian from Brooklyn and a Lothario who does her best to come across like a thug and a hard case until she finds her intellect challenged by a college girl. Annie, who sees her father carried off in handcuffs, has become a harried, small time grifter who works all day and spends her nights at Fat Cats where people find ways to scam, seduce and connect to each other while the drinks flow and the music plays. Annie just wants a piece of the old New York, when any scam was possible, but these ... Written by Anonymous