Talent Guide

Nanobah Becker

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2007


Nanobah Becker is a member of the Navajo Nation from the Eastern Navajo Agency. Nanobah was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and received her BA in Anthropology from Brown University in 1997.

Nanobah was named a 2005 Sundance Ford Fellow for her feature screenplay Into the Ring and received a 2006 Media Arts Fellowship in support of her most recent screenplay, Full. Her first short film, Flat, screened at festivals in the U.S. and abroad and her second short, Conversion, was just selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007. Nanobah received her MFA in directing from Columbia University in May 2006 and now lives in Los Angeles where she is taking part in Film Independent’s Project:Involve mentorship program.