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 selected for the MIFF Accelerator Lab and nominated for an Australian Director’s Guild Award. 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 2020, Nora is releasing her latest short film, TÂM, developing her debut feature 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.