Screenwriter & Director
Raisah is a Scottish Asian Muslim Writer/Director, based in Glasgow, working across television and film. Currently in development with Producer Zorana Piggott and Film 4 on WW1 feature, Half-Moon Camp, as well as developing a cross-generational female led road trip feature project 'Safar' with Zorana. Her writing credits include CBeebies shows Feeling Better, Molly & Mack, Swashbuckle, as well as Control, a Celtic Media Festival & RTS Scotland winning BBC The Social phone drama and Aden’s Journey a short drama about a refugee unaccompanied minor for the Celcis course ‘Caring for Children on the Move’. Alumni of the EIFF Talent Lab 2014, Raisah's BFI Net.Work commissioned short Meet Me By The Water premiered at EIFF 2016, it went on to be programmed by BBC Scotland’s ‘Next Big Thing’ programme. She directed one of BBC 3’s The Break III, 2018, CBBC’s ‘Sparks’, 2020 and most recently directed on CBBC’s ‘Princess Mirror-Belle’, 2021.