9 - 11 February 2024

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

Middle East Film & Comic Con


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Razan Takash
Filmmaker at SAE


Razan Takash is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer from Jordan, currently based in the UAE. With over 12 years of production experience in the UAE and Middle East, Razan is a skilled professional in writing, directing, and producing for television and film. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from independent art house films to Hollywood blockbusters and franchises, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Razan holds a Masters in Fine Arts in directing from the Red Sea Institute for Cinematic Arts (RSICA) and has been a Film Lecturer and Production trainer for 4 years, teaching at multiple higher education institutes. She currently works as the Head of Film Department at SAE Dubai and also runs her own movie review channel on YouTube called "Razz Reviews".

In 2016, Razan wrote and directed the award-winning film "Shah Mat" which received the 1st place award at the 48hour Film Project Dubai, and in 2020, she was nominated for the Mary Shelley Award at Other Worlds Austin film festival. Her latest short science fiction film "M1das" has received critical acclaim, and toured more than 24 international film festivals and winning 15awards including Best Sci-fi short at Florence Film Awards and Berlin Movie Awards, and Best Female Director at the Indie Filmmaker awards

Agenda Sessions

  • An Enchanting Evening with Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Paige O’Hara 🎤⭐

  • The Inside Story with May Calamawy: MCU’s First Egyptian Superhero 🦸🏽‍♀️

  • Screenwriting: Writing Memorable Characters 🫶🏽