Lauressa Nicholson is from Guyana South America. She has worked for over 10 years as a Television Producer in Guyana's state media and produced features and documentaries on health, environmental and social issues. Prior to leaving Guyana she worked as an entrepreneur producing documentaries and advertisements for private companies and people. A graduate of the University of Guyana she attained a Bachelor of Social Science in Communication Studies. Though her greatest interest is cinematography she believes every film special is in its own way, and is inspired by every genre of film she watches, whether it’s the cinematography, story or the characters. Her hope is to inspire others through her work as a filmmaker as she believes film-making is a big part of her purpose on earth.