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Fadi Haddad

Assistant Professor of Digital Production and Storytelling

Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication


Through a diverse experience across the filmmaking field since 2010, Fadi has worked as a creative producer, screenwriter, director and editor for several short and feature films. His award-winning debut feature film as a writer/director, When Monaliza Smiled (2012), was presented in international film festivals around the world, commercial cinemas and Arab televisions. Besides pursuing his profession in filmmaking, Fadi’s scholarly research is focused on television series’ screenplays and screenwriting practices in the Arab World, as well as their influence in the construction of national and transnational identities.