Born in Mexico City to Argentinean and Israeli parents, at the age of thirteen Nitzan moved to Los Angeles where she acted and danced Ballet professionally.
She began her filmmaking career in Buenos Aires at Universidad del Cine (FUC), where she directed award-winning shorts, worked as assistant director in two Netflix films, worked as a storyboard artist and produced the German, award-winning short 'Trámite'.
She went on to direct commercials, institutional videos, documentaries and experimental films in Mexico and Argentina.
She then came back to LA to attend the prestigious American Film Institute for directing, where she received the David M. Milch Scholarship for her short film 'Mujer Mexicana'. She also received the Bridges-Larson Grant for her thesis film, Children of Change, which is in current post production.
She was also a finalist at the Sundance Ignite Program for her latest short film 'White Orchids'.