Oqim Nicholas

Oqim Nicholas

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Oqim Nicholas was born on September 7, 1998 and has lived most of his life in the Maliseet community of Tobique First Nation. Growing up, he was always interested in films, and he developed a passion for music in his teens. To prove to himself that he could make a film, through his participation with Wapikoni in 2017, he created Among the Forest, which won the Best Student Short Film award at the 2018 Festival du nouveau cinéma. Currently residing in Tobique, Oqim plans to hone his skills and continue to pursue his passion for music and filmmaking, with hopes of attending post-secondary studies in film.