ABOUT

Nimer is an award-winning writer/director who won the UK's biggest short film competition, the Virgin Media Shorts Grand Prize, for his short film TOUCH, awarded by Shane Meadows and judged by David Tennant.

His short film BAGHDAD EXPRESS for the UK Film Council featuring Riz Ahmed has played at festivals worldwide, and his new BFI short film LONDON TOMORROW is currently being submitted to festivals. 

In 2016, Nimer won a coveted place on the BBC Directors Scheme, and he has gone on to direct several blocks of DOCTORS. He has also been named on the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist.
He is currently working as Second Unit Director on Mike Bartlett's PRESS for Lookout Point/BBC Studios.

Awards for writing include the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award at the International Emmy Awards, and Soho Theatre's Westminster Prize.