Tourism Films Contest Jury

Jury Members​

Name: Amer al-Hamoud
  • A Saudi theatre and television director. 
  • He started his career with the cast of Tash Ma Tash series for several years.
  • He directed a number of series, drama shows, operettas, documentaries, and plays.
  • He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Layali Media Production.
  • He was a Member of the Board of Saudi Producers and Distributors Association, a member of the Permanent Committee for Local Theatre Troupes in the GCC, and a member of the Theatre Advisory Committee affiliated with the Saudi Arabian Society of Culture and Arts. 
  • He won a number of local, Gulf and Arab awards for his works or as the best director.​

Name: Hussam al-Hulwah
  • A Saudi writer and director. He wrote about cinema in local websites and newspapers.
  • He established, along with a group of filmmakers, "Talashi Films" Group through which he wrote and directed two short films: Mabi 2009 and Awda 2010, which won best screenplay award in the Gulf Film Festival 2010.
  • He co-wrote a group of TV works, including "Comedo" and "Masaqeel." In 2012, he wrote, produced and directed the short TV film "Flat no.6" for MBC Group. In 2013, he directed five TV films. 
  • He participated as a jury member in the Saudi Film Festival in its fourth round in March 2017. 

Name: Abdullah al-Sheridah 
  • He got a master's degree in Cinematography.
  • He studied in New York Film Academy in the USA.
  • He has a vast experience in cinematography. 
  • He worked on producing a group of cinematic works and producing documentaries and publicity films in the Kingdom, the Middle East and Europe.
  • He has a professional experience in photography.

Name: Abdul-Majeed al-Kanani
  • He is the Executive Director of Sceen TV.
  • An actor and content creator.
  • He wrote and acted in many short films.
  • He is a jury member in several local contests specialized in filmmaking and visual content.
  • He is the producer and presenter of Logaimat show on YouTube. 

Name: Hend al-Fahhad
  • A Saudi director and photographer with a master's degree in Media Studies.
  • She held a number of workshops and training courses specialized in photography industry.
  • She produced a number of films including Bastah, and Three Brides and a Kite.
  • She participated in some film festivals, including Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012, Heritage Film Festival in Germany, and MESA FilmFest in the US.
  • She won three local and Arab awards.