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    With over 75 National Awards for excellence in film and television production spanning a 30 year career, documentary film director Bill Nicoletti is making noise. 

In 1990 Bill started his production company at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios under the guidance of Music Hall Hall of Fame engineer and Sigma founder Joe Tarsia. His company would quickly become one of the busiest studios in Philadelphia and from 1992 to 2004 Bill was also a director for NFL Films commercial division. In 2010 Bill earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University and in April of 2020 Bill will be inducted into his alma mater Camden Catholic High Schools Hall of Fame for Arts & Academics. Bills serves on the board for Business Ethics for St. Joseph’s University  and resides full time in Ocean City New Jersey with his production studio in Manayunk, PA.

 Audience Choice Winner 
Winner Best Documentary

Winner Breaking Boundaries

Once in a Hundred Years, The Life & Legacy of Marian Anderson, shares the story of Marian Anderson, a young girl from South Philadelphia who armed with only a voice, fought to break down one of the most daunting barriers closed to black Americans in the 1930s—the classical music stage. Since its release to a sold out Kimmel Center, Once in a Hundred Years has been the winner of The Flicker’s International Film Festival and Best Documentary Feature at The Philadelphia Film Festival. Once in a Hundred Years was this years Winner for Audience Choice Award at the Pan African American Film festival in LA and also selected to AmDocs Film Festival in Palm Springs CA. American Public Television, The Kennedy Center, Welcome America and MSNBC Morning Joe have all featured Once in a Hundred Years to audiences all over the country. 


Currently in production Wake up Everybody: The Sound of Philadelphia, tells the story of the groundbreaking music and international events that came out of Philadelphia from the 60’s through today and is teamed with Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner John Legend and also from The Today Show, Al Roker. 




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