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Nida Manzoor

Director / Writer

A past Screen International Star of Tomorrow Nida is fast becoming an exciting new director in the genre & comedy space. She’s just finished the series Enterprice for the BBC having directed the pilot last year, starring and written by the youtube star Kayode Emumi.

She has a movie in development with Creative England about a vengeful group of gun wielding Pakistani fiends trying to prevent one of their sisters arranged marriages and she will shoot a pilot for C4 later this year called Lady Parts, about an all female British-muslim punk band.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: Jan 2017 -
Production (role):
Polite Society (Director / Writer)
Company:
Creative England / Parkville Pictures
Project details:
Received development funding from Creative England

A feminist action-comedy about two sisters set in a British Pakistani family
SHORT FILM
Date: Jan - Sept 2014
Production (role):
7.2 (Director / Writer)
Company:
Film London & NeVision
Project details:
Screened at BFI London Festival, LA Comedy Film Festival, London Short Film Festival 2014
Date: July 2013
Production (role):
Layla (Director / Writer)
Company:
Self-produced
Date: May 2013
Production (role):
Arcade (Director / Writer)
Company:
Self-produced
Project details:
Official Selection for Chicago International Film Festival, Encounters Short Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Underwire Film Festival 2014
TELEVISION
Date: 2018-
Production (role):
Lady Parts (Director / Writer)
Company:
Working Title / C4
Project details:
In production

A music comedy about an all female British Muslim punk band.
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Hounslow Girls (Director)
Company:
CPL Productions / BBC
Project details:
On BBC iPlayer

Adapted for TV from Ambreen Razia's acclaimed play 'The Diary Of A Hounslow Girl'

Written by Ambreen Razia
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Enterprice (Director)
Company:
Fudge Park / BBC3
Project details:
Nida directed BBC pilot in 2017 which was commissioned to series.

Created by and starring Kayode Ewumi.

Producer: Phil Gilbert
Date: 2017
Production (role):
A Deal (Director)
Company:
Merman / Sky
Project details:
Part of the Sky Halloween Shorts.

Exec-produced by Clelia Mountford & Sharon Hogan
Date: March 2017 -
Production (role):
Do Not Disturb (Writer)
Company:
Pulse Films
Project details:
Written 1 episode

Series created by Jude Law & Thomas Benski

Heightened, stylish show about secret lives set in various hotels across the world.
Date: Dec 2016 - present
Production (role):
On Tuesday's We Wear Capes (Writer)
Company:
Roughcut TV
Project details:
In development

Comedy series about a group of an female teen-tech group.
Date: July 2016
Production (role):
Brainstorm (Writer)
Company:
Acme TV / E4
Project details:
Original pilot script commissioned by E4

Comedy drama series about former child geniuses.
Date: June 2015 - 2016
Production (role):
Close To The Enemy (Director)
Company:
Little Island Productions / BBC2
Project details:
2nd Unit / Trainee Director

Directed scenes with lead cast members including Jim Sturgess and August Diehl with 2nd unit crew
Date: Dec 2015 -
Production (role):
7.2 (Director / Writer)
Company:
Big Talk Productions
Project details:
In development

Based on short film
Date: Oct - Nov 2015
Production (role):
Dixi - Series 3 (Writer)
Company:
Kindle Entertainment / CBBC
Project details:
6 episodes - series created by Dan Berlinka
Date: Sept - Dec 2014
Production (role):
Jamillah & Aladdin: Series 1 & 2
Company:
Kindle Entertainment / CBBC
Project details:
4 episodes - series created by Kathy Waugh
AWARDS
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Nominated for Best Writing at Underwire Film Festival (ARCADE)
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Winner of Best Screenplay at BBC Writersoom

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Jan 2017 -
    Production (role): Polite Society (Director / Writer)
    Company: Creative England / Parkville Pictures
    Project details: Received development funding from Creative England

    A feminist action-comedy about two sisters set in a British Pakistani family
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Jan - Sept 2014
    Production (role): 7.2 (Director / Writer)
    Company: Film London & NeVision
    Project details: Screened at BFI London Festival, LA Comedy Film Festival, London Short Film Festival 2014
  • Date: July 2013
    Production (role): Layla (Director / Writer)
    Company: Self-produced
    Project details:
  • Date: May 2013
    Production (role): Arcade (Director / Writer)
    Company: Self-produced
    Project details: Official Selection for Chicago International Film Festival, Encounters Short Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Underwire Film Festival 2014
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018-
    Production (role): Lady Parts (Director / Writer)
    Company: Working Title / C4
    Project details: In production

    A music comedy about an all female British Muslim punk band.
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Hounslow Girls (Director)
    Company: CPL Productions / BBC
    Project details: On BBC iPlayer

    Adapted for TV from Ambreen Razia's acclaimed play 'The Diary Of A Hounslow Girl'

    Written by Ambreen Razia
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Enterprice (Director)
    Company: Fudge Park / BBC3
    Project details: Nida directed BBC pilot in 2017 which was commissioned to series.

    Created by and starring Kayode Ewumi.

    Producer: Phil Gilbert
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): A Deal (Director)
    Company: Merman / Sky
    Project details: Part of the Sky Halloween Shorts.

    Exec-produced by Clelia Mountford & Sharon Hogan
  • Date: March 2017 -
    Production (role): Do Not Disturb (Writer)
    Company: Pulse Films
    Project details: Written 1 episode

    Series created by Jude Law & Thomas Benski

    Heightened, stylish show about secret lives set in various hotels across the world.
  • Date: Dec 2016 - present
    Production (role): On Tuesday's We Wear Capes (Writer)
    Company: Roughcut TV
    Project details: In development

    Comedy series about a group of an female teen-tech group.
  • Date: July 2016
    Production (role): Brainstorm (Writer)
    Company: Acme TV / E4
    Project details: Original pilot script commissioned by E4

    Comedy drama series about former child geniuses.
  • Date: June 2015 - 2016
    Production (role): Close To The Enemy (Director)
    Company: Little Island Productions / BBC2
    Project details: 2nd Unit / Trainee Director

    Directed scenes with lead cast members including Jim Sturgess and August Diehl with 2nd unit crew
  • Date: Dec 2015 -
    Production (role): 7.2 (Director / Writer)
    Company: Big Talk Productions
    Project details: In development

    Based on short film
  • Date: Oct - Nov 2015
    Production (role): Dixi - Series 3 (Writer)
    Company: Kindle Entertainment / CBBC
    Project details: 6 episodes - series created by Dan Berlinka
  • Date: Sept - Dec 2014
    Production (role): Jamillah & Aladdin: Series 1 & 2
    Company: Kindle Entertainment / CBBC
    Project details: 4 episodes - series created by Kathy Waugh
  • Date
    Production (role)
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Nominated for Best Writing at Underwire Film Festival (ARCADE)
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Winner of Best Screenplay at BBC Writersoom
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