Miranda Nation is an award-winning filmmaker. Originally training as an actor, Miranda shifted her focus to writing and directing, with a strong interest in social justice and a desire to create complex contemporary roles for women.
Miranda’s short film PERCEPTION was produced through Screen Australia’s highly competitive Springboard Program and won the Dendy Award for Best Short Film at the 2013 Sydney Film Festival.
In 2015 Miranda worked as Director’s Attachment to writer/director Cate Shortland on her feature film BERLIN SYNDROME. Miranda’s screenplay ZERO CIRCLE was a was a semi-finalist in the 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. In 2019, Miranda worked as Director’s Attachment to director Jocelyn Moorhouse on six-part drama series STATELESS for Matchbox/ Dirty Films/ NBCU.
Miranda’s critically acclaimed debut feature UNDERTOW premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2018 and was released in cinemas in early 2020.
From 2019 onwards, Miranda has worked with Back to Back Theatre as a guest artist. Back to Back is an internationally renowned company driven by an ensemble of actors with intellectual disabilities, and won the prestigious International Ibsen Award in 2022.
Miranda has a slate of feature and long-form original projects in development including PLAYING GRACIE DARLING with Rachel Gardner at Curio Pictures; ALEPH with Liz Watts at See-Saw Films and IN MY BODY with Truant Pictures/ Animal Logic.