Motaz Matar, serial storyteller

 

Motaz Matar is an award-winning Palestinian Film and TV Director and Screenwriter holding an MFA degree in Cinematic Arts and currently finishing his MA in Serial storytelling in Cologne, Germany. For four years he taught universitylevel film production, and design.

With his experience as an independent film and TV director, Motaz has gained knowledge in his field that led to recognition in several regional TV Channels and Film Festivals in the middle-east and throughout the world. In 2012 Motaz was awarded the Golden Award at the PromaxBDA Arabia for a Television teaser he wrote and directed. In 2017 Motaz’s first feature film “Slingshot” has been officially selected in the Mediterranean film festival in Cannes and the Culcutta International film festival. Motaz’s vision is to use his passion for storytelling to share meaningful human experiences.

 

 

liz daggett matar, creative producer

 

Liz Daggett Matar, Producer, Director of photography. Has a Bachelors of Arts in Communication and a minor in journalism with three and a half years of journalism experience, as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Radio, Television, and Film, and has taught film and video production, media and culture, photography, and design courses for eight years. Distinguished in the field, being named an “expert” in documentary film by the US State Department’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs, and having worked on films that have won a regional Emmy and a CINE Golden Eagle Award.

 

 

Farah hijazin, business development manager 

 

is a passionate hard working 26 years old Jordanian, with cultural experience between Dubai, Germany, and Jordan. Farah is a business management student with past experience in the business development sector, specialized in planning, assessing and overseeing new marketing initiatives as well as contacting potential clients to establish rapport and expanding our HAKAWATY network.