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Nicolette Minster

Nicolette is a Melbourne based comedian, writer and producer best known for her work on sketch comedy series KINNE (Seven Network), The Wizards of Aus (SBS) and Sammy J’s Democratic Party (ABC).

Successful Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Adelaide Fringe seasons with sketch comedy duo Girls Uninterrupted led to Nicolette creating content for ABC2 (A Xmas Quickie w Girls Uninterrupted). Since then she has written and produced a number of award winning shorts including the romantic comedy Palindromes which has screened at Academy Award accredited festivals including Flickerfest, Palm Springs, Cinequest and St Kilda FF. It has been sold to ABC iView, Virgin Australia and the RTI Network in Italy.

She was one of 10 writers selected for the Open Channel/Screen Australia ScriptStart program through which she developed her feature film “Occasional Hit to the Head”. She is also the co-creator and writer of the children’s television series Super True, which has been developed through the ABC and ACTF.

Nicolette produced actress Virginia Gay’s directorial debut Paper Cut which was selected as a finalist for Tropfest 26, and nominated for Best Cinematography, Editing, Sound Design and Production Design. Recently, she co-founded “The Punch Up” a collective of freelance comedy writers working across the media, advertising and corporate sectors.

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