JURY 2008

Nia Dryhurst

NIA DRYHURST

Born in Caernarfon, Nia worked as an actor before taking up her role behind the camera. After studies at the European Film School in Denmark, a period working in the film industry in Berlin and an MA in Directing from Bristol University, Nia moved back to Wales where she has been directing and producing for the last 9 years. Married to Karen, they have a young two-year-old son. Nia won the Bafta Cymru Best Director award for her film, Fel Arall (closing film of the Iris Prize Festival in 2007).