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PERSONAL DETAILS
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  • First Name Deema
  • Surname Dabis
  • Country of Origin Jordan
  • Country of Residence Jordan

Biography

Deema Dabis is a writer, director and producer who strives to tell stories with unique perspectives that are socially relevant and impactful. Her short film SHAKE (2014) was screened at festivals world wide and received an award for Best Short Film at Tripoli Film Festival and Special Mention from the Jury at Franco Arab Film Festival. She is currently developing her semi-autobiographical feature film THE SUFI CIRCUS with her Producer and sister Cherien Dabis (AMREEKA / MAY IN THE SUMMER). In addition to this, she is Producing FROM THE MOUNTAIN a short film and proof of concept for a TV series about Sultan Basha Al Atrash and the Great Syrian Revolt of 1925 with Director Faisal Attrache who is his great grandson.

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Filmography

Editor for youth film workshop with ‘Care International’ and ‘Epic Digital’ in Azraq. JO. Nov. 2018 Production Coordinator / Local Fixer in Jordan for French Production company ‘Continental Productions’ on their multi country documentary project VOLTALIA – AT THE SERVICE OF THE EARTHLING. Ma’an, JO. May 2018 Editor for youth film workshop with ‘Care International’ and ‘Epic Digital’ in Azraq. JO. Sept. 2017 Editor for CAN’T WAIT TO LEARN Standard Arabic Instructional Videos for NGO ‘War Child’. Amman, JO. April - July 2017 Writer/Director for feature film in development THE SUFI CIRCUS 2016 to present Producer of TV series in development FROM THE MOUNTAIN Directed by Faisal Attrache. May 2016 to present Writer for feature script based on a book WARRIOR FROM HEAVEN by Rudayn Kakish. Amman, JO. Nov. 2016 - Feb. 2017 Editor and Videographer, ‘Behind the Scenes’ for film THE CURVE. Amman. JO. May 2013 Assistant to the Producer in pre-Production for THE CURVE. Amman, JO. February 2013 Writer, Director, Editor for short film SHAKE Produced by the Royal Film Commission of Jordan. Amman, JO. April 2014 Personal Assistant to Cherien Dabis for feature film MAY IN THE SUMMER. Amman, JO. July - Aug. 2013 Co-Producer/Director and Editor for BEHIND THE MUSIC: 47 SOUL”. Amman, JO. May 2013

Prizes

  • Best Film for SHAKE at Tripoli Film Festival 2015

Position / Profession

  • Director
  • Editor
  • Producer
  • Writer
  • Education level MFA in Cinematic Storytelling from The Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts
  • Years of experience 5
  • Employment Freelance
  • Company Name Freelance
  • Year of service 2012

Work History

Production Title Dates Your Role Contact Reference
Shake 2014-04-15 Writer / Director
May in the Summer 2013-06-15 Assistant to the Director

In the media

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