Nadira Ilana is a 24 year old writer-filmmaker from Kota Kinabalu, East Malaysia. She procured her BFA in Film and Television at the Queensland University of Technology and also attended Montclair State University in New Jersey, USA in between.
Nadira Ilana’s films have screened at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia and Filmmakers Anonymous Kuala Lumpur. She most recently wrote ‘Creatures’ for Bernice Chauly in conjunction with HerStory Films. ‘Creatures’ has toured nationwide, including cities such as Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu.
Nadira Ilana describes her work as experimental-narrative and is currently working on her feature script titled ‘Wilderness’, which was expanded at the Berlinale Talent Campus’ Scriptwriters Station in 2011.