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Ali Khechen

Ali Khechen

France

Training, Film Fund

TFL

Decision Maker 2017
Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2012

biography

After a Master Degree in International Projects Management with a specialization in Cinema and Audiovisual, Ali Khechen has worked as Project Coordinator at the Short Film Corner – Festival de Cannes, Industry Manager at the Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico and was part of the Projects Selection Committee of the Sanad Film Fund of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. He is currently working for the Doha Film Institute as Workshops & Labs Manager, he is the Industry Manager of Qumra, an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from the Arab world and around the world.

company profile

Doha Film Institute is an independent, not-for-profit cultural organisation established in 2010. It organically supports the growth of the local film community by enhancing industry knowledge, cultivating film appreciation and contributing to the development of sustainable creative industries in Qatar. Doha Film Institute’s platforms include funding and production of local, regional and international films, educational programmes, film screenings, the Ajyal Youth Film Festival and Qumra, an international film industry platform that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from Qatar and around the world.