Rebecca Nicholls (FRA)
Sales Manager
Java Films

Rebecca Nicholls joined Java Films in 2014, and works across sales and acquisitions on their slate of documentaries.

She has worked in factual distribution for nearly twenty years including roles at Passion Distribution, Mentorn International, and RDF Rights. In her spare time she writes novels and self-publishes them.


CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Primarily investigative films with a journalistic style and documentaries that tell a compelling story with international appeal, preferably with a 52′ version.

GENRES: Arts, Biographies, Crime, Current Affairs & Investigative, Environment, Gender, Geopolitics, History, Science

FORMAT: Series, Single/One-off, Feature, 52’/60’, 70+ mins

NUMBER OF SLOTS/HOURS: Per year – 12 Feature documentaries/50 TV hours/3-5 projects in development.

SUCCESSES/COMMISSIONS: Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, The Trial of Ratko Mladic, Sunken Eldorado, Love & Sex in Japan, #387

BEST WAY TO PITCH?: Via email with short synopsis and preferably trailer – even better with a link to a rough cut.