The Team

  • Abdulhamid Juma

    Chairman

  • Masoud Amralla Al Ali

    Artistic Director

  • Shivani Pandya

    Managing Director

 

Chairman's Office

  • Aliaa Zaky - Head of Legal & Chairman's Office
  • Amrita Sihra - Chairman’s Office Manager
 
 

International Programme

  • Nashen Moodley - Co-Director Cinema of the World - Biography
  • Simon Field - Consultant & Programmer - Cinema of the World
  • Myrna Maakaron - Programmer - Cinema for Children - Biography
  • Alissa Simon - Programmer - Cinema of the World
  • Charlotte Lipinska - Programmer- Cinema of the World
 

Arab Programme

  • Erfan Rashid - Director - Biography
  • Antonia Carver - Programmer - Arabian Nights - Biography
  • Antoine Khalife
  • Delphine Garde-Mroueh
  • Iman Al Omrani
  • Khalid Al Mahmood
  • Saad Hendawy
  • Saeed Al Dhaheri
  • Salah Sermini
  • Zeina Sfeir
 

Asia Africa Programme

  • Nashen Moodley - Director - Biography
  • Philip Cheah - Programmer - Asia Africa - Biography
  • Dorothee Wenner - Programmer - Subcontinent Programme - Biography
  • Bina Venu Gopal
  • Hiromi Aihara
  • Meenakshi Shedde
  • Sheldon Kraicer
  • Suhasini Mani Ratnam
 

Program Administration & Film Services

  • Delphine Garde-Mroueh - Head of Programme Administration & Film Services
  • Mahmoud Abu Eida - Submissions Executive
  • Nour Al Dukair - Programme Administration Manager
  • Floriano Buono - Print Traffic Manager .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Manon Peyroth - Jury & Programmers Liaison
  • Worood Al Khoury - Film Liaison
  • Yelena Larionova - Film Liaison
  • Yazan Al Ghazzawi - Film Liaison
  • Mohammed Qaddura - Content Coordinator
  • Nouf Al Abd - Content Coordinator
  • Fatme Hassan - Content Coordinator
 

Marketing , Events & Sponsorship

  • Mahsa Motamedi - Executive Director of Marketing & Events - Biography
  • Muaid M. Khiti - Head of Advertising & Publishing
  • Yousef Abu-Higleh - Digital Communications Executive
  • Mohammed Al Azzam - Senior Marketing Executive
  • Alison Wilcox - Head of Press & Publicity
  • Christina Nawab - Marketing & Events Coordinator
  • Yaqoob Mohammad - Sponsorship & Events Manager
 

Dubai Film Market

  • Jane Williams - Director - Film Connection & Film Forum - Biography
  • Samr Al Marzooqi - Manager - Biography
  • Pascal Diot - International Business Manager - Dubai Film Market
  • Ayesha Chagla - Manager Dubai Film Connection & Partnerships
  • Antoine Khalife - Manager International Relations
  • Lucas Rosant - Manager Dubai Film Connection
 

Guest Relations & Hospitality

  • Paula Moore-Jones - Head of Guest Relations and Hospitality
  • Reem Hamzeh - Guest Relations Manager
  • Ben Amy - VIP Manager
  • Sara Bari - Senior Guest Liaison
  • Nada Al Outaibi - Senior Guest Liaison
  • Hussein Al Najjar - Senior Guest Liaison
  • Celine Azzam - Senior Guest Liaison
 

Government Relations & Protocol

  • Fahad Alkhaja - Government Relations Manager
 

Festival Operations

  • Dan Butkovich - Director of Festival Development
  • Mohammad Aler - System & Database Administrator
  • Sarah Thorsen - Registration Manager - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
 

Human Resources & Administration

  • Moidunny Purakkal - Administrator
  • Mohammed Alhousani - Senior Manager Human Resources & Administration
  • Kanwal Fatima - Festival Administration Manager
  • Eric D’souza - Festival Coordinator
  • Ali Khamis - Government Relations Coordinator
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