NEWS

NIKKI HOVAN

MARCH 2014
At last! Nikki's first feature film, "Missing William" was released on March 7, 2014 to selected U.S. theaters and received great reviews! We were fortunate to have a premiere the night of March 6 at AMC Burbank 16..what an exciting night it was!

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2014
BREAKING NEWS! 
"Missing William" is being released to select U.S. theaters March 7, 2014!! Nikki is the younger version of Abby, played by leading actress, Courtney Ford. Watch the trailer, like the movie on Facebook, and mark your calendars in March to go see Missing William!

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2013
Wow! This fall really flew! Here are highlights of what Nikki was busy working on:
-Nikki was cast as a member of the "What's Poppin'" improv team for The GBlok! She had several table reads/rehearsals and looks like filming of a pilot may be early in 2014!!
-In High School, Nikki has maintained a great GPA this first semester of Sophomore year, took the PSAT test & is already starting to look at colleges!!
-In November, Nikki turned Sweet 16!
-Nikki loves taking her singing lessons...and she performed a solo for senior citizens at an Eagle Rock, CA assisted living facility. Check out Nikki's rendition of "Let It Snow".

SEPTEMBER 2013

-Nikki has an updated demo reel. Check it out:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td3VvcQ76H0
-We received an invitation to attend "The Woods" Hollywood premiere on October 20th. Looking forward to seeing Nikki in "The Audition" (1 part of "The Woods" 3-part documentary)
-Nikki had several auditions and 2 callbacks this month!

JULY/AUGUST 2013
-August for Nikki was really exciting...she was cast as teen Alice for a StyleHaul YouTube video and also played a teen in a music video: Tom Odell's "Grow Old With Me"!
-"Missing William" (featuring Nikki as Young Abby) movie news! Producers are looking to release the film in International markets as early as this Fall and in the U.S. in January, 2014!
Read news announcement: http://www.brandonrouthcom.blogspot.com/2013/07/momentum-builds-for-missing-william.html?m=1 
-Also in 
October 2013, a prominent contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles will be showing
Candice Breitz's "THE AUDITION" documentary
(featuring Nikki as an LA-based child actress). 

-Nikki has enjoyed so many activities so far this summer....improv & acting classes, auditions, voice/singing lessons, daily swimming, vacations in Boston & San Diego!
 

MAY/JUNE 2013
-Nikki finished up her freshman year of high school with A's and B's....all the studying & hard work paid off!
-Summertime activities planned: 2-week Teen Improv Boot Camp at Second City, Hollywood, acting workshops with casting directors, weekly voice/singing lessons, daily swimming, vacation back in Boston & more!!

MARCH/APRIL 2013

-Work is picking up...Nikki is getting more acting and voiceover auditions!
-For 7 weeks Nikki is taking a teen improv conservatory at The Second City in Hollywood...she absolutely loves doing improv!!

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013

-Nikki is excited about taking acting classes and attending Casting Director workshops at Actorsite!


-Awarded January's Student of the Month at JBHS!! Way to go, Nikki!

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012
-Nikki turned 15 in early November and enjoyed a fun week celebrating!
-In late November Nikki had the opportunity to audition for 2 pilots for a major kid's network. 
-New headshot photo shoot in December was so much fun  with Michael D'Ambrosia in LA.
-The holiday break was wonderful...Nikki's cousins from Atlanta came out to visit us for a week. 

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012
-Nikki has signed with Media Artists Group in LA and is being repped by Robin Nassif!
-Still getting settled here in California...but so far we're lovin' it!
-Nikki recently shot a documentary called The Audition, produced by Candice Breitz Studio, about LA-based child actors. Details to come about when it will be released. 
-Nikki loves her new high school and is maintaining great grades!

JULY/AUGUST 2012
-Check out Nikki's performance in the film trailer of
 "Missing William" feature film
-Moved to LA in mid-August!
-Nikki's voiceover radio spot for Museum of Science aired on several Boston-area radio stations, including KISS108. Listen to one of the radio spots (Nikki is second voice). Click on 1st audio player
-The ImprovBoston Teen Program Nikki attended was a blast for her!
-Nikki finished her 8th grade school year with straight A's!

MAY/JUNE 2012
-"Missing William" was repped by Enferno Entertainment at Cannes Film Market May 16-23. We are waiting to hear details about the distribution agreement. 
-We got a sneak peak at "Missing William" trailer. Absolutely amazing...and great showcase for Nikki's performance!
-Nikki recorded a voiceover radio spot for Museum of Science! More to come on when it wil air.

MARCH/APRIL 2012
The last 2 months have flown! Here are some highlights:
-Nikki played a diva daughter in a school competitive play at the high school. She won an Honorable Mention award for her acting...very cool!
-Nikki received all A's and just 1 B on her recent report card. She's determined though to get straight A's by end of the year! 
-Our house is still on the market so it looks like we might not be moving to LA until July.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012
2012...it's starting out to be a year of great changes!
-In early January Nikki filmed a pilot that will hopefully air on Comedy Central!
-Nikki's initial version of her demo reel is completed. (Take a quick look in VIDEOS section of website)
-Nikki has maintained her honor roll status at school!
-We are planning to move to Los Angeles in June...so our house is on the market!

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011
Wow...the last 2 months of 2011 were busy!
--Two versions of Nikki's first radio spot aired for Enterprise Bank (check them out in Nikki's V.O. DEMO section of website)
-- Another exciting NYC trip to audition for a busy agent/casting director
--Weeks of working hard at play rehearsals and then the performances of Alice: Tales of a Curious Girl. Nikki had a blast playing Mouse!
--Putting the final touches on Nikki's demo reel. Looking forward to completing it in January!
--During these past busy months, Nikki stays on the honor roll at school....straight A's!!

OCTOBER 2011
Booked a voiceover job playing a teen daughter..fun job!
Nikki gets her new headshots done by NY photographer Don Rockhead!

SEPTEMBER 2011
Back to school for Nikki...at a new school! She loves her classes and everything about the new school! Nikki auditions for a part in the upperclass Shakespeare play and the Improv Groupe at school.

AUGUST 2011
August 10: Nikki auditioned for 10 NY agents as part of the Lau Lapides Studio & The Actor's Green Room:
New York Actors Showcase. Wonderfully exciting experience!
August 13: Screening of Missing William, the film in which Nikki plays Young Abby. What an amazing film...cannot wait until it's released!

JULY & AUGUST 2011
It's mid-summer and it's all about acting. Teens Master Acting class (Boston Casting), Acting for Film course (New York Film Academy), New York Acting Showcase (Lau Lapides actors' coaching sessions)

JUNE 2011
Nikki's summer is going to be busy..just the way she likes it....New York Film Academy acting classes, tennis lessons, summer away camp in NH!

MAY 2011
Missing William, an independent film in which Nikki plays the younger version of the lead role of Abby Stevens is expected to be released in late 2011/beginning of 2012.

APRIL 2011
LA trip was amazing..when do we move?
Nikki made the honor roll at school again. Another "A" in drama!

MARCH 2011
Nikki was awarded Student of the Month at her school! Her teachers created an adjective to describe her--Nicolicious. Definition=Charismatic, creative, determined, outgoing. (Fits Nikki perfectly!)

FEBRUARY 2011
Nikki has been cast as Amber, the daughter of the lead character, James Bullitt, in The Pentagon Memo. It has yet to be determined when filming will start. 

NOVEMBER 2010
Nikki finished filming Missing William, an independent film in which she plays the younger version of the lead role of Abby Stevens.

AUGUST 2010
Nikki starred as Bella in the teen student film Disconnected.

MAY 2010
Nikki had a speaking role as a young scientist in an industrial video (Waters Corporation) for a technical product launch.
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