Filmmaker and Author
Alia Yunis, filmmaker/writer, has worked on projects on five continents, and has just completed The Golden Harvest, a feature documentary about a 6,000-year old love story.
Alia spent many years in Los Angeles as a screenwriter and script analyst for companies such as Village Roadshow Pictures and Miramax. Alia is a PEN Emerging Voices Fellow, has been a top ten finalist Zoetrope Screenwriting Awards and the recipient of a comedy-writing award from Warner Bros. Her novel, The Night Counter (Random House 2010), was critically-acclaimed by the Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, and several other publications. Her writings have appeared in numerous books, magazines and anthologies.