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Nicole Landau

Screenwriter

Biography

Nicole Landau is a Tajik-Afghan screenwriter, born in Dushanbe, and living in London.  In 2018 She received the Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting from The Writer’s Guild Initiative (WGAE) with her screenplay Wolf Girl. In 2021 she was selected for ISA’s Development Slate.   She uses her life experience to write diverse female driven, complex, family centred stories. Written from a perspective of compassion, understanding and humour.  After dropping out of school at 14, she joined the work force doing a wide variety of odd jobs from dry cleaning to publishing production to running multi-million dollar antique violins for [REDACTED] before earning a degree through part-time evening study. She graduated from Birkbeck, University of London with a First-Class Honours (Distinction), BA in Creative Writing.  Her most recent screenplay, The Carpet From Kunduz written under the mentorship of Scott Frank tells the story of a young Afghan-American woman who embarks on a quest with her Afghan father to find a carpet he sold twenty-two years previously.  In her spare time, she enjoys perusing the thesaurus in pursuance of concinnous furthermore grandiloquent expression. 

Projects (2)

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Wolf Girl
Feature
  • Rom-Com
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1 Award
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The Carpet From Kunduz
Feature
  • Rom-Com
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3 Awards
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Nicole Landau

Screenwriter

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