About

 


Nadia Hamzeh, an award winning Director, Writer, Producer and Actress, received her MFA in Film Directing from Chapman University/USA (then a Fulbright Fellow) and a BFA in Acting from the Academy of Performing Arts in Damascus.


Before studying in the United States, Nadia established herself as a successful “A-list” actor in

Syria, well known for her leading roles in Film and TV.


In 2016, Nadia was accepted into the Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Producer’s

Workshop (Los Angeles), based on her feature film project, “Country of the Sun”, which is inspired by her own life experiences.


Nadia won the acclaimed student Emmy®  (Best Comedy) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Hollywood for her film, ʻFiascoʼ, in which she starred and wrote/directed/produced. ‘Fiasco’ was shot on 35mm and went on to win 8 more international awards, screened in over 40 international film festivals worldwide, had it’s Middle East Premiere at the 2010 Doha Tribeca Film Festival and the US Television Premiere in 2013 on KCET Television in California.


Currently, Nadia is also the Arabic voice of NBCUniversal’s E! News Daily broadcasts.


Nadia has a passion for illuminating the struggles of characters’ challenges through a comedic or serious lens and due to having grown up in a multi-cultural environment, she enjoys exploring cross cultural and social themes with the goal of provoking mutual understanding, building cultural bridges and tolerance between people from different nations. She continues to write and develop feature film and TV series projects that will challenge and entertain audiences, and loves the work in front of and behind the camera. Nadia speaks fluently English, Arabic, German and French.



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