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Nadia Eliewat

Nadia Eliewat

Jordan

Story Editor, Scriptwriter, Production

TFL

Interchange Participant 2013
Interchange Participant 2011

biography

M.F.A in Cinematic Arts (Screenwriting & Producing) – Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts, 2010
B.F.A in Visual Arts – University of Jordan, 2006

Nadia Eliewat is an award winning Jordanian screenwriter and producer based in the UAE. She is passionate about finding new stories to tell and discovering new voices through education. Through her Jordan based production company Screen Project, she produces films in the MENA region for theatrical release.

In 2012 Nadia Produced the award winning Jordanian feature film When Monaliza Smiled for Fadi G. Haddad, the film had its international premiere at Dubai International Film Festival in 2012 and was theatrically released in Jordan and Morocco.

Nadia co-wrote and produced the award winning Lebanese box office hit MAHBAS (Solitaire) with co-writer/director Sophie Boutros. Following the film Gala World Premiere at Dubai International Film Festival in 2016, Mahbas had a very successful wide theatrical release in 7 countries in the MENA region with over 110,000 admissions in addition to a successful theatrical release in Sweden.

Nadia is currently developing a fiction film from Yemen titled The Station with Oscar nominated Yemeni/Scottish director Sara Ishaq.

In 2017, Nadia produced the 14th edition of the Dubai Film Market; the business and trade hub of the Dubai International Film Festival. She holds the academic rank of Associate Professor after teaching Screenwriting and Production at the American University in Dubai from 2010 to 2017.

company profile

SCREEN PROJECT - Company Profile

Screen Project is a Jordanian production company established by UAE based film producer & screenwriter Nadia Eliewat. The company aims at producing various platforms of screen content with specific focus on fiction films for theatrical release.

Screen Project's first title is (MAHBAS – Solitaire) an award wining and box-office hit Lebanese social comedy directed by the renowned Lebanese director Sophie Boutors and co-written by Sophie and Nadia. Solitaire had a successful wide theatrical release in 7 countries in the MENA region with over 110,000 admissions in addition to a successful theatrical release in Sweden.

Before establishing the company, Nadia produced the award winning Jordanian feature film WHEN MONALIZA SMILED (2012), written & directed by Fadi G. Haddad. A romantic comedy set in Amman, exploring themes of stereotypes and diversity. The film was theatrically released in Jordan and Morocco.