Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist. He holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Brasilia and in Cinema Studies from New York University.
Kıvılcım Akay produces projects in the fields of human rights, culture and arts. Seeking a new form in each of her films, she finds the liberating language of the documentary genre close to her.
Tarık Aktaş’ work and research in film explore the general nature of things and focus on both the struggle and harmony in everyday reality and memories.
Al Janahi, Nawaf
Nawaf Al Janahi is an actor and filmmaker who is actively involved in developing the film industry in the UAE.
Al Kaabi, Abdulla
Abdulla Al Kaabi is a filmmaker whose films tackle the social aspects of everyday life in the region.
Al Madani, Abdulrahman
Abdulrahman Al Madani started making films in 2012, focusing particularly on social issues.
Al Shaibani, Hani
Hani Al Shaibani is a filmmaker whose work includes both short and feature-length films.
Mohamed Al-Daradji’s films address both the terrible suffering and the hopefulness for the future felt by many Iraqis.
Filmmaker and author Alia Yunis’ storytelling engages with heritage and transcultural memory, particularly in relation to land and food.
Asim Altokhais is a film producer, screenwriter, novelist, and co-founder and general manager of 3rd action, Inc.
Anayansi Prado is an award-winning documentary film director and producer. Her work has focused on issues of immigration, indigenous land rights, race identity, education and other social and humanitarian issues.
Nezar Andary is a writer, filmmaker and Associate Professor at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi.
Steve Anker directed a highly visible and successful screening series of independent film and video at the Boston Film/Video Foundation.
Atassi, Mohammad Ali
Mohammad Ali Atassi is a journalist and documentary filmmaker.
Rania Attieh's thesis film was awarded ‘Best Fiction film’ at the CCNY Cityvisions showcase.
Hicham Ayouch is a former journalist, he worked for a few years in French television before shifting his career to writing and film directing.