Nicole has worked extensively as a commercial and narrative film director. Her debut feature, Black Conflux (2019), held its world premiere at The Toronto International Film Festival and won Canada's Top Ten films of 2019. Black Conflux took part in the WIDC Story Program and was a finalist in Francis Ford Coppola’s Screenplay Contest. Dorsey also directed Arlo Alone (2016) through Canadian broadcaster Bell Media; the short premiered in competition at the Atlanta Film Festival and was a Vimeo Staff Pick and A&E Best Film Winner.
Repped internationally as a commercial director, Dorsey has worked for prestigious companies including Nike, Mattel and Nestlé and has been highlighted by Free The Bid and AdAge.
With a strong penchant for character-driven material, Dorsey aims to present a realist portrayal of the human condition in whichever medium she is directing. She has experience working in almost every department: camera, casting, AD, network script supervision, and has assisted showrunners and directors.