the Nostos team
Nora Jaenicke is an award-winning filmmaker residing in the US. She has worked in Cologne, Germany, for a Documentary Film Production Company and as a Set Designer in Los Angeles, before starting to write and direct her own films. So far, Nora has made eight short films that won over 40 Awards at International Festivals all over the world. Her feature length screenplay "Whales" was selected to be a part of the Kitzbuehl Writing Residency in August 2017 and was a finalist at the Beverly Hills and the Nashville Film Festival. Her passion for education, social impact and community have inspired her to start the Elba Film Festival and Nostos Screenwriting Retreats, a script development lab in Tuscany.