Nicole St. Pierre

Nicole St. Pierre
Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Mercury Filmworks

Nicole specializes in entertainment law and is currently Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs with Mercury Filmworks® which she joined in 2007. Nicole is responsible for all legal aspects of the company and its productions, including intellectual property, employment and corporate affairs, as well as overseeing business-related matters.

Nicole obtained her law degree with honours from the University of Ottawa and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1995. Thereafter, she worked with Lacewood Productions and Paragon Entertainment before joining MTR Entertainment in 1998 as Vice President, Business & Legal affairs. During that time, Nicole was responsible for all business and production operations for both animated and live action programs, while also executive producing. Nicole then worked as a Producer for Title Entertainment from 2004-2007 while also practicing entertainment law.

Nicole has been a guest lecturer at the Canadian Screen Training Centre as well as the Summer Institute of Film and Television. She was a member of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) from 2010-2013 and currently serves on the Board of Directors and the executive committee for the Ottawa Film Office.