Sally El Hosaini
|Untitled London Project||writer / director||feature||tbc|
|My Brother the Devil||writer / director||feature||2012|
|Henna Night||writer / director||short||2009|
|The Fifth Bowl||writer / director||short||2008|
- Winner of the UK New Talent Award at the British Women in Film and Television Awards 2012.
- My Brother the Devil was developed through both the Sundance Directors and Screenwriters Labs in 2009.
- El Hosaini was one of Screen International's UK Stars of Tomorrow 2009.
- Henna Night, is distributed internationally by Peccadillo Pictures and was Officially Selected for London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, in competition at Rotterdam Film Festival and Raindance and screened at the ICA and Bafta.
- Winner of a regional BAFTA for her short film, The Fifth Bowl.
- El Hosaini was the script editor/specialist researcher of the BAFTA & EMMY winning HBO Films/BBC Drama mini-series House of Saddam that took 21⁄2 years to research. The series won a Grierson Award for best factual drama.
- El Hosaini began her career in Middle East documentaries and then moved to independent feature films where she was a production coordinator for many years.
El Hosaini attended the renowned Atlantic College one of the United World Colleges. She went on to read Arabic with Middle Eastern Studies at Durham University. Before making films she taught English Literature at a girls school in Sana'a, Yemen and worked for Amnesty International. She's a long time resident of Hackney, London.
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