Born and raised in Penang, Nadiah studied advertising design in Multimedia University, Cyberjaya – before finding her calling in film. She spent a year of working as a copywriter in McCann Erickson before moving to New York to acquire a Masters in Fine Arts (Film & TV) from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

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For the past four years she has been directing mostly television commercials, music videos and short films. She is currently developing her first feature film.

On the side
Sleeping in on rainy days.
East coast beach vacations.
Conversations over good coffee.
Hearty Mexican with the company of my choice. Postmodern fiction. Norwegian
Wood. Murakami. Alejandro González Iñárritu. Yasmin Ahmad. Kuala Lumpur,

Filmmaking, above all else.
Telling honest, truthful stories.
Capturing raw, human emotions on screen.
Just some of my favourite things

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