Talent Guide

Terence Nance

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2016


Terence Nance is an artist born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Each of his siblings are artists: Norvis Jr. Djore, and Classi. Terence makes films, installations, performances, and music under the name Terence Etc. His first feature, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, premiered in the New Frontier section at Sundance in 2012. Terence garnered recognition from Filmmaker Magazine, where he was selected as one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Oversimplification also won the 2012 Gotham Award for “Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You.” In addition to his personal work Terence is an accomplished music video director having collaborated with Blitz the Ambassador, Cody ChesnuTT, and Pharoahe Monch. Terence currently resides in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and is developing his next feature film.