Category Archives: Press

‘The Phoenix (Simorgh)’ selected for the 9th Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival!

THE PHOENIX will be screening in Gympie, Queensland at the 9th Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival from 6-9th October! The festival hosts a wonderful program of Australian and International shorts. There will be two screenings of THE PHOENIX: Thursday 6th

‘The Phoenix (Simorgh)’ selected for the 9th Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival!

THE PHOENIX will be screening in Gympie, Queensland at the 9th Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival from 6-9th October! The festival hosts a wonderful program of Australian and International shorts. There will be two screenings of THE PHOENIX: Thursday 6th

REFUGEE WEEK 2016: The Phoenix + MUSTANG at Cinema Nova!

Melbourne’s Cinema Nova will be screening THE PHOENIX (SIMORGH) alongside the Oscar Nominated Feature Film MUSTANG to celebrate Refugee Week from 23 June – 26 June 2016. THE PHOENIX follows exiled Iranian actor Mr Farid as he teaches theatre to

REFUGEE WEEK 2016: The Phoenix + MUSTANG at Cinema Nova!

Melbourne’s Cinema Nova will be screening THE PHOENIX (SIMORGH) alongside the Oscar Nominated Feature Film MUSTANG to celebrate Refugee Week from 23 June – 26 June 2016. THE PHOENIX follows exiled Iranian actor Mr Farid as he teaches theatre to

International Placement – Mexican Feature Film

Nora has been announced as a 2016 grantee of the prestigious Ian Potter Cultural Trust! The Cultural Trust assists talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities overseas. In 2017, Nora will be travelling to Mexico to work

International Placement – Mexican Feature Film

Nora has been announced as a 2016 grantee of the prestigious Ian Potter Cultural Trust! The Cultural Trust assists talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities overseas. In 2017, Nora will be travelling to Mexico to work

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” selected for the 14th Dhaka International Film Festival!

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” will be screening on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th of January in Bangladesh at the 14th Dhaka International Film Festival in the Shorts and Independent section! See link for details: http://www.dhakafilmfestival.org/screening-schedule/

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” selected for the 14th Dhaka International Film Festival!

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” will be screening on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th of January in Bangladesh at the 14th Dhaka International Film Festival in the Shorts and Independent section! See link for details: http://www.dhakafilmfestival.org/screening-schedule/

Screen Australia to fund Nora Niasari & Mary Minas short film “The Waterfall”

Screen Australia today announced the eight new Hot Shots teams who will share in more than $545,000 of Screen Australia funding to produce their short films and develop their distinctive storytelling and creative production skills.    Writer-director Nora Niasari and

Screen Australia to fund Nora Niasari & Mary Minas short film “The Waterfall”

Screen Australia today announced the eight new Hot Shots teams who will share in more than $545,000 of Screen Australia funding to produce their short films and develop their distinctive storytelling and creative production skills.    Writer-director Nora Niasari and

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” selected for the 12th Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona!

The Phoenix (Simorgh) has been selected for the 12th Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona! It will be screening in the shorts session on the 28th of November, 4:30pm at Cinemes Girona. Click here for more details. Simorgh és una

“The Phoenix (Simorgh)” selected for the 12th Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona!

The Phoenix (Simorgh) has been selected for the 12th Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona! It will be screening in the shorts session on the 28th of November, 4:30pm at Cinemes Girona. Click here for more details. Simorgh és una

Nora featured in Screen Australia blog about emerging screen directors!

Nora is currently completing a Director’s Attachment with leading television director Emma Freeman on the Matchbox/FOXTEL TV Series “Secret City.” This initiative is sponsored by Screen Australia and the Australian Director’s Guild. In a recent article, “Nurturing the next generation of screen

Nora featured in Screen Australia blog about emerging screen directors!

Nora is currently completing a Director’s Attachment with leading television director Emma Freeman on the Matchbox/FOXTEL TV Series “Secret City.” This initiative is sponsored by Screen Australia and the Australian Director’s Guild. In a recent article, “Nurturing the next generation of screen