Raisah
Ahmed

Writer & Director working across Television, Film and VR

Raisah is a writer and director working across film & television.

She has made a number of acclaimed shorts, including Meet Me By The Water, which was commissioned by the Scottish Film Talent Network and premiered in competition at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and Magda, which premiered at the Glasgow Short Film Festival.

She is currently developing original features with producer Zorana Piggott and Film 4. 

Raisah has recently directed an episode of BBC 3's The Break, and is continuing to write on CBeebies series Molly & Mack.

CV

Film

Writer 

Producer Zorana Piggott
Film 4
In Development
Safar
Shortlisted for Sundance Writers Lab 2018
Feature
Producer Zorana Piggott
Scottish Film Talent Network
In Development
Last Order
Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Producer Lynsey Stewart
GMAC Film, Creative Scotland, First Light

Writer & Director 

Tightrope
Virtual Reality
B3 Media
In Development
Meet Me By The Water
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
Short
Producer Karen O'Hare
BBC Scotland / Virgin Trains 'Beam'
Scottish Film Talent Network
Magda
Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Short
Producer Karen O'Hare

Television

Writer 

Control
In Development
Producer Kirsty Drain
BBC - The Social
Producer Jane Baxter & Sara Harkins
Director Stuart Davids
CBeebies for BBC CBeebies
Producer Ewan Torrance, Donna Damassa & Sara Harkins
Director Simon Hynd
CBeebies for BBC CBeebies

Director 

The Break: Gloss
Shortlisted ‘Best Short-Form Drama’ Broadcast Digital Awards 2019
Producer Gavin Smith, Angela Galvin & Gaynor Holmes
Writer Grace Knight
BBC Writers Room & The Comedy Unit for BBC Three