Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Nayla Al Khaja

Nayla Al Khaja

Industry: Arts & Entertainment

Designation: Film Producer

Country: UAE

Nayla Al Khaja, the UAE’s first ever female filmmaker, has already made three short features in her brief career.

One of Al Khaja’s films won a prize at the Dubai International Film Festival in 2007. In addition, the Emirati has also set up her own production company (D-SEVEN), and she also heads up the UAE’s first official film club. In December,  the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority commissioned Al Khaja and Ali Mostafa to make films for a new initiative, Soul of Dubai.

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