Samr Al Marzooqi
Manager, Dubai Film Market
Samr first joined DIFF in a volunteer capacity in 2004 whilst he was studying for a degree in Communication Technology. Following graduating from HCT’s Dubai Men’s College, Samr went onto to pursue a successful career in the media industry that spans over 10 years with leading brands such as Dubai TV, Film Works, Arab Media Group/MTV Arabia and twofour54 Abu Dhabi, After completing his Executive MBA, Samr joined DIFF on a permanent basis in the role of Dubai Film Market Manager where he is responsible for developing and directing the strategy of the Dubai Film Market With a passion for film, photography and television Samr has taken on many roles in the production of features and shorts in the region including the major motion picture The Kingdom starring Jamie Foxx and MBC’s coproduction “The Circle” directed by Nawaf Al Janahi. He has also written, produced and directed his own shorts.