BIO

 

Nora is an Iranian-Australian writer/director with a Masters in Film & Television from the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2015, her graduate film, THE PHOENIX (Simorgh) was nominated for an Australian Director’s Guild Award and was selected for the MIFF Accelerator Lab. In 2017, her short film WATERFALL competed at the Melbourne International Film Festival and her documentary CASA ANTÚNEZ was nominated for the New Talent Award at the Sheffield Doc/Fest. In 2019, her episodic writing credits included Matchbox Pictures/ABC TV Series THE HEIGHTS (Series 2) and Thumper Pictures’ Sci-Fi Series SECOND TIME. In 2020, Nora is releasing her latest short film, TÂM, developing her debut feature film, SHAYDA with producer Vincent Sheehan of Porchlight Films, and a project with American producer Gary Foster. She’s currently being mentored by Luke Davies, Oscar-nominated screenwriter of LION as part of the Australians in Film (AiF)/Screen Australia – ‘Mentor LA’ program.

Nora is represented by United Talent Agency (UTA) and HLA Management. Her full bio is available here.