You are here

Sunbird Jury

Sunbird Doc Award Competition

Pierre-Alexis Chevit

Pierre-Alexis Chevit runs the Doc Corner & Doc Day industry program at the Marché du Film –
Festival de Cannes. With a predominant focus on documentaries, he has freelanced both on the organizing and programming sides for a variety of festivals, markets, and organizations over the...

Mette Hoffmann Meyer

Mette Hoffmann Meyer is a Danish CEO and co-founder of the Why Foundation, a Peabody Award-Winning, public media organization that aims to support sustainable development by securing free access to reliable information for all citizens. The Why produces and distributes media...

Dima Abu Ghoush

Dima Abu Ghoush started as a short story writer, and worked as an English Literature teacher and translator before she turned to filmmaking. She was awarded the Chevening Scholarship in 2002 and thus pursued her MA in Film & TV Production at the University of Bristol. She has made several...

Sunbird Short Film Award Competition

Eduardo Guillot

Eduardo Guillot (born in València, Spain in 1967) has worked as a cultural journalist for more than 25 years in different Spanish specialized magazines, and collaborated on books dedicated to Emir Kusturica, noir cinema, Stephen King and the relationship of cinema with video...

Cherien Dabis

Cherien Dabis is a Palestinian American film and television writer, director, actor and producer. Her films have opened the Sundance Film Festival and premiered at Cannes, Venice and Berlin, and won dozens of awards including the FIPRESCI. Her debut feature AMREEKA (2009) was...

Fatma Cherif

Fatma Cherif is a filmmaker and director of photography, with a BA in History from Sorbonne University, Paris. She was raised in the midst of political action and cinema life in Tunis, which has cultivated her interest in both at a young age. Her debut documentary film was BENT EDDAR [SWEET HOME...

Sunbird Production Award Competition

Tania Al Khoury

Tania Al Khoury is a producer who studied Filmmaking in Beirut and then obtained her master’s degree in Cinema from Paris. In 2005, she joined the well-established independent production company Moby Dick Films, with which she worked as legal and financial manager until 2019....

Ehab Assal

Ehab Assal’s cinematic background started in the 90s as first camera assistant on some iconic Hollywood films such as THE INSIDER, THE APOSTLE, THE BODY, and SLING BLADE under multi-award-winning cinematographers Dante Spinotti, Barry Markowitz, David Burr, and Vilmos...

Sheyma Buali

Sheyma Buali is a producer and film programmer for the BBC’s Arabic service, and has been Festival Director of the BBC Arabic Festival of documentaries and short films since 2015. Currently, she is leading the festival into a new initiative, working with independent filmmakers...