Nadia Hamzeh

Actress - Voice Over Artist


Nadia Hamzeh, a Los Angeles based, award winning actress, filmmaker and producer, received her B.F.A in Acting from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Damascus/Syria. She also studied Choreography and Modern Dance in France and Germany. Already as a student, Nadia rapidly established a successful acting career in Syria where she is well known for her leading roles in TV and Film (e.g., Haneen by Basel Alkhateeb, Rabe’y Bela Zouhour by Alaa Aldeen Koukach, Zaman Alhub wa Alharb by Ghassan Salman) and Theater Productions at the Damascus National Theater (e.g., title role in Zenobia by Calderon de La Barca, Helen in A Mid-Summer’s Night Dream by Shakespeare).

Nadia (then a Fulbright Fellow) also earned her Masters of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in Directing from Chapman University in USA. In 2016 Nadia got selected as a PGA Power of Diversity Producers Workshop Fellow, for which her feature film project “Country of the Sun” was chosen by the Producers Guild of America in Los Angeles.

Her award winning films include Rafi & Naila, Degenerate, Fiasco and in 2010 Nadia won the acclaimed student Emmy® for Best Comedy from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (The Emmys Foundation) in Los Angeles for her film Fiasco which she wrote, directed, produced and starred in. Fiasco was shot on 35mm and went on to win 8 more international awards, screened in over 40 international film festivals worldwide, had it’s Middle East Premiere at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival and the US Television Premiere in 2013 on KCET Television in California.

An experienced Voice Over artist as well (in English, Arabic and German), Nadia was chosen to be the Arabic voice for the large scale, international exhibition “Above and Beyond” for clients ‘Evergreen’, ‘Boing’ and ‘NASA’. The first ever, ultimate interactive flight exhibition touring world wide right now. She was also selected as the Arabic voice for the popular Children Educational Game App “Cubic Frog”.

Nadia has a passion for illuminating the struggles of characters’ challenges through a comedic or serious lens and due to having grown up in a multi-cultural environment, she enjoys exploring cross cultural and social themes with the goal of provoking mutual understanding, building cultural bridges and tolerance between people from different nations. She continues to write and develop feature film and TV series projects that will challenge and entertain audiences, and loves the work in front of and behind the camera. Nadia speaks fluently English, Arabic, German and French.

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