Munir Atalla

Munir Atalla is a Palestinian-American filmmaker with roots in Jordan and Houston, Texas. Informed by his background as an investigative reporter, Munir’s narrative work explores unique subcultures across continents and time with a journalistic eye for detail and nuance. Munir has produced projects for A24, Peacock, The Othrs, and NBC News. His work for PBS Frontline was nominated for a DuPont Award for Journalistic Excellence in 2020. Munir is a graduate of the Writers’ Assistant track of the 2022 WGI Support Staff Training Program. He’s currently based in Brooklyn, New York, where he spent so much time with his head in the clouds that he literally made a movie about pigeons.