• Nadira






  • about me

    Nadira Pankey is an Atlanta, Georgia-based award-winning screenwriter, and filmmaker who was raised in the South Bronx, New York during the crack epidemic. She spent her childhood surviving child abuse, sexual abuse, and homelessness. Today she holds a degree in Media Studies and Television Production. Pankey worked on several syndicated television shows such as The Steve Wilkos Show, Jerry Springer, Maury, Divorce Court, BET, and Netflix. Her accomplishments range from publishing her first book, “Evergreen Uprooted,” to writing, producing, and directing her first feature movie, “Gerald's Hands." With a slate of content that ranges from inspirational drama to Afro-futurism, Pankey embodies the type of person that is gifted, driven, and dedicated to creating content that will touch and inspire the world.

  • Script loglines

    To read screenplays, please send request to nazpankeywrites@gmail.com

    After a tragic accident, a single mother must overcome drug addiction in order to keep her children.

    ANN'S SECRET - feature - gritty screenplay

    Aries is a fish out of water struggling to survive an unfamiliar place, college. To succeed she must learn to read and overcome the traumas of her childhood.

    EVERGREEN - Hour, Drama, Gritty, Inspirational

  • Nadira "Naz" Pankey's reel

    Please check out some of the films that Naz has written, produced, and directed.

    Gerald's Hands Official trailer

    “Gerald’s Hands” is a compelling inspirational drama about a kind-loving man on the spectrum who tries to survive a tragic loss, keep his home, and win the love of his life. Be ready to laugh, cry, and celebrate as love drives Gerald to combat bullying, learn life lessons, accept change, and develop healthy relationships. Gerald’s Hands will contribute to society because it will shed light on dark issues, such as, bullying in the autistic community and domestic violence. There to it, like that there!

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  • Naz Pankey

    This riveting story is about a young girl growing up in the South Bronx where everyday life consisted of wandering the streets and struggling to survive.


    This book can be purchased on Amazon

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    Paperback $14.99

    Kindle $2.99



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    A weekly interactive podcast show that examines film and television and how it correlates to our everyday life experiences and testimonies.


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