Nada Serhan

Filmography & CV


An independent filmmaker, I write, shoot, edit and self produce my short films. I have completed my studies in Literature and fine art (B.A), and my MA in Literature and Film. I have worked as a guest relations assistant in an international festival, casting coordinator and production design assistant on a docu-series, as well as a production manager, casting and production design manager/assistant on several independent films.  I am also a writer and a photographer. 


Independent Filmmaker


My Mess –   in pre-production

Is an experimental documentary dealing with the rollercoaster of anxiety and depression. To be completed by April 2023

Writer/Director/Editor/Sound designer/Producer/Production designer

A Little Story – in festival run

An experimental short stop motion about homelessness and hope.


My Wasteland – in production/ funding phase 

Is a short Science Fiction 2D animation about PTSD of displacement

Writer/Director/Editor/Sound designer/Producer/Actress

Wanting – Completed festival run

A short thriller about a couple struggling to let go of each other. 

Production – Casting – Editing 

Sirens Media – Silver Spring USA  – March – August 2015      

Worked as a recreational production design assistant, casting coordinator on Nightmare Next Door (season 5) and an on-set production assistant on Evil Twins, both docu-series are for Investigation Discovery Channel. 

Stone Soup Films – Washington D.C – September – December 2014

Completed a three month internship in post-production and editing local social documentaries. 

Doha Tribeca Film Festival (now Ajyal) – October – November 2011

Worked as a guest relations assistant within the team of new directors and panelists.

British Council – Qatar – July 2010 – July 2011  

Project implementation coordinator for all cultural, artistic, and education projects as well as the Education UK adviser.

Writing: Stories and screenplays

My Wasteland – a short illustrated short story

Is a short story about PTSD of displacement. It accompanies the short animation 

Completed May 2022 – in publishing run

Down Memory Lane – Science Fiction feature

Set in the near future, it follows a refugee who gets the chance to view her memories before her merciful killing on her birthday. 

Completed July 2022

Daniel – feature drama

Four individuals struggle to deal with different types of loss and do not realize that their lives will intertwine leading to some healing. 

Completed 2018

Yellow – a short film realism

Selected in the Filmmakers International Screenwriters Awards 2018 – Los Angeles. 



A Little Story 2022

Palm Springs Animation Festival 2023, USA – Selected

Star Film festival 2023.  Spain –  Best animation

Super Short Film Festival  2023, Spain – Best Stop Motion

Stop Motion Film festival 4th edition 2022 – Best Stop Motion

Savona International Film Event 2022, Italy – Selected

Chania Film Festival 2022, Greece – Selected

Mediterraneo Festival Corto XII Edizioni 2022 – Semi Finalist


Love Film Festival 2022 – Best Love Film and Best Actress

Love Short Film festival 4th edition – Best Erotic Horror and Public Award

Forum Film Festival 2021 1st Edition – Special Mention

Europa Film Festival 2021 4th edition – Best Erotic Thriller


Hope – Fine Art Category – Blank Wall Gallery, Athens Greece

Exhibition dates: 21/04/23 – 03/05/23

Flight – Migrations and the Shifting Borders, Rome Italy

Exhibition dates: 26/02/23 – 03/05/23

Lost – B&W Athens Photography 2023

Exhibition dates: 04/02/23 – 07/02/23

displacement Number ? 5th Chania International Photo Festival, Greece

Exhibition dates: 06/07/22 – 12/07/22

Lost – Monochrome – Blank Wall Gallery – Athens, Greece

Exhibition dates: 06/03/2020 – 18/03/2020    digital section



Down Memory Lane

Golden Giraffe International Film Festival, Nice France – Selected

8 and half film Awards, Rome Italy – Selected

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