Nicole Chamoun


Nicole Chamoun is best known for her compelling depiction of Iraqi refugee Zahra Al Bayati in SBS's critically acclaimed Safe Harbour, for which she was nominated both for a Logie for Most Outstanding Supporting Actress and an AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Drama; as well as the series lead role of Amirah Al-Amir in On The Ropes, directed by Shannon Murphy, for Lingo Pictures and SBS; and for which Nicole was nominated for the Logie award for Most Outstanding Actress.

Nicole's other leading TV roles include Laila in Romper Stomper for Stan network, Afina in the ABC's The Dr Blake Mysteries, Selma in City Homicide for the Seven Network, the comedy series Ronny Chieng International Student and in Esben Storm's Kick for SBS, playing a lead role, Layla.

On stage Nicole has appeared as Jomana in Tales Of A City To The Sea for La Mama Theatre which was nominated for a Green Room Award. And along with feature film credits Last Dance and Who Wants to be a Terrorist, Nicole has also appeared in numerous short films including Concern for Welfare which was funded by Create NSW and SBS Australia through the Generator Emerging Filmmakers Fund for SBS Viceland. Nicole will next be seen in the upcoming feature film, Miss Fisher and The Crypt of Tears, directed by Tony Tilse and in the role of Jacinta in the mini-series The Gloaming for ABC Studios.

Jury Members

Member - FEATURE FILMS - 2023