Coming from a family of music professionals, Sophie found her way to directing music videos for A-list Arab singers years ago. Working closely with and for students at the MBRSC is what she enjoys best. Sophie is taking her storytelling career to a new level now, co-writing and directing a feature film.
Inspired by his older brother, Roozbeh earned his BA in filmmaking from Sooreh University in Tehran. He has made films in 5 countries which brought him a number of international awards. After completing his MFA, he set off his academic career in Amman, where he launched the first MFA documentary film program in the Middle East at RSICA. Roozbeh is currently Assistant Professor of Digital Production and Storytelling at American University in Dubai.
Juggling between film writing, directing, editing and teaching all of
that, Fadi G. Haddad spends the little time left attempting to adapt to
the hasty life of Dubai, posting about his trivial observations on social
media and remembering to eat healthy in between.
Elissa is a Faculty member at MBRSC. She is a professional filmmaker that follows her passion through the art of writing, directing and producing she hopes to engage in a storytelling journey.
Sumaya joined AUD in 2010 as an Adjunct Professor at MBRSC where she taught classes in media and production and developed two new courses for the MBRSC, one on Documentary Filmmaking and another on Film Analysis. Sumaya became a full time faculty member in 2014 and is teaching various other courses in Film and TV production.
Before joining MBRSC as the Media Coordinator, Enas was part of its student body where she studied on scholarship and graduated with honors. Throughout her university life, she filmed, edited, and directed several visual and audio reports including a documentary and capstone project. Her interests lie in presenting and acting. Enas is a social, reliable, and responsible person with a passion for knowing about everything happening around her, which is why she defines herself as a “Journalist”.
A lover of the arts in general, a designer, an ad woman and a professor, Dina is paid for doing a job she loves. She is typically found busy checking out graphics on the box, while everyone else is eating pizza. The best part of it all, Dina celebrates being creative every day.
Inas is an accomplished screenwriter represented by leading agency Independent Talent, London. Her credits include the two-part feature length drama “Alice” (broadcast 2010/2011), commissioned by HBO Latin America, directed by Sérgio Machado and Karim Ainouz. She has several projects in development including a TV series, “Beatrice’s Father”, to be directed by Don Boyd and “Cicero”, commissioned by RT Features.
She has advised and assessed several industry scripts and has worked as Screenwriting Tutor /Guest Lecturer at a number of schools such as EICTV Cuba, London Film School , Met Film School and American University in Dubai.