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About Nihil Noctem Films

Izzy Lee

Director, Writer, Producer

Named as one of A.V. Club's 10 female filmmakers to hire, Izzy Lee is a director on the rise.


Her award-winning tales have screened at major international genre festivals such as Fantasia, Overlook, Morbido, FrightFest, Fantaspoa, Brooklyn Horror, Boston Sci-Fi, Boston Underground, Chattanooga, and more. She's directed nearly two dozen shorts.


From 2022-2023, Lee earned five Certificates of Completion from a variety of Sundance Collab’s Directing and Producing courses.


Additionally, Lee shadowed director Adam Egypt Mortimer on the SpectreVision feature Archenemy and her first novella, I Can See Your Lies, will be out on February 13, 2024 from Dark Hart Books.

She’s currently developing her long-awaited first feature.

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"Izzy Lee ... is going to be massive once she gets the break that she deserves."

- Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Steve Johanson

Writer, Producer, Actor

From EP to PA, Steve Johanson has worn a variety of crew hats on several award-winning independent shorts, almost exclusively with Nihil Noctem.


He’s also appeared in front of the camera, with his biggest role as the titular antagonist in Lee’s acclaimed My Monster.


After executive producing her poignant political thriller Re-Home, Johanson produced Lee’s triumphantly morbid Disco Graveyard before co-writing her sci-fi comedy Meat Friend.

Johanson co-wrote House of Ashes, the feature in development, with Lee and is producing alongside her again.


Between film productions he’s a content designer, copywriter, and voiceover artist.

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