Nadia Szold is a film director, producer and writer. She began working in theater in her teens in New England. After reading Waiting for Godot at 17, Nadia Szold formed Cojones Company. Fourteen plays later, she founded Cinema Imperfecta out of her apartment in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Hope & Anchor, Thievery, The Persian Love Cake and Some Kinda Fuckery were the first short films produced and directed under its banner in Paris and New York. Simultaneously, Szold worked for Robin O'Hara and Scott Macaulay of Forensic Films. She also earned a degree from Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School.