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Mora Carew is a first generation Nigerian-American director and writer. Her first horror short film "The Piano" was an official selection at the Berlin Flash Film Festival in 2019. She is currently in pre-production of a fantasy/drama film that spans present day LA and 19th century Russia.
From 2018-2019, Mora apprenticed director Peter Bogdanovich in directing and writing, and assisted him in completing Orson Welles' final film "The Other Side of the Wind", as well as the Buster Keaton documentary "The Great Buster - A Celebration". She spent over 1,000 hours of 1-on-1 time with Peter in the editing room, writing together, and watching/analyzing countless films.
Mora is a graduate of Upright Citizens Brigade and 4-time recipient of their Diversity Scholarship. She had the amazing experience of performing around the country for 2 years with her improv comedy team.
Mora has a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh and is a dual citizen of the USA and Nigeria. She previously worked at the Directors Guild of America in the residuals department. She is proud to be selected as part of the 2020 class of the Alliance of Women Directors Shadowing Program! She is also an inaugural member of AWD's Black Directors Advancement Initiative.