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Réalisateur/trice Professeur

Waleed Al-Shehhi

Émirats arabes unis

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Réalisateur et enseignant émirati.

English

Waleed Al Shehhi is an award-winning Emirati director, whose film credits include the acclaimed AUSHBA’S WELL (2004/short) and his documentary AHMAD SULIMAN (2006), that won the Best Documentary Award in Jordan Film Festival. He has also directed WATER GUARD (2007) and DOOR (2008) that both screened at DIFF.


He received a prize for Short Fiction Film for the film « Aushba’s Well » in « 3rd Edition 2004 » and a Special Mention for his film « Ahmed Suliman » in « 5th Edition 2006 ».
He was awarded the Special Jury Prize (Emirates) for his film « Water Guard, The » in « 6th Edition 2007 ».
He is a member of the Creative Activity Group of the UAE Writers and Literature Union, ‘Ras Al Khaimah’ and a member of the Reflective Artistic Group.
Waleed has directed many shorts and works at The Higher Colleges of Technology, Ras Al Khaimah Colleges.

Festival – Screenings
2007 Emirates Film Competition
2007 Wahran Film Festival
2007 Dubai International Film Festival

Awards
2007 Jury Award, Dubai International Film Festival
2007 Silver Muhr Award, Dubai International Film Festival

Short Filmography
2008 Door
2007 The Water Guard
2005 Signs Of The Dead
2004 Aushba’s Well
2003 Faces And Windows
2001 The Martyr
2001 Epitaphs

Source:
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