Media Advisory

Access to media and production experts

in5/DDFC members can leverage on the knowledge and expertise of  leading entertainment network professionals in all levels of media production including creative direction and ideation, pre-production, production and post production.

Advisory Areas

Advisory is offered in the following areas:

  • Creative Direction Advisory with Kaswara Al-Khatib
  • Pre-Production Advisory with Ahmed Nada
  • Production Advisory with Ahmad Nada
  • Post Production Advisory with Nour Tufenkeji

Eligibility and Criteria

 

  • in5 Startups
  • in5/DDFC Member: Emerging Designer, Established Designer, Entrepreneurs & Industry Professionals.
  • No conflict of interest.
  • The advisory sessions are intended to offer advice and expertise only.

Registration

 

Please send an email to advisory@ddfc.ae to book your 1 hour timeslot with the advisor, indicating the date you are interested in attending.

Advisory sessions are scheduled on first come first serve basis, you will receive an email confirming your timeslot.

Meet the Media Experts

Creative Direction Advisory with Kaswara Al-Khatib

Kaswara Al-Khatib is the founder and CEO of Al Saria Media and Communication Group including UTURN: Digital Entertainment Network, Fullstop: Creative Hub and Made in Saudi Films: A Film Production & Post Production House. As one of the early entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia, Kaswara has challenged the norm and contributed to the local and regional media scene by discovering and developing talents, producing entertainment content and sharing his expertise at global seminars and conferences. Making UTURN today the largest Arab Video content & Digital Media Network.

As an award-winning serial entrepreneur and avid believer of local creatives, Kaswara’s advisory sessions offer in5/DDFC members the opportunity to enhance their projects on multiple levels: initiation, ideation, execution and marketing. in5/DDFC members should come prepared with their project outline, objectives and questions for a one-hour session at in5 Media.

Pre-Production Advisory with Ahmed Nada

Ahmad Nada is a Producer at UTURN Entertainment. Ahmad began his professional career as a Producer in 2011, covering hard hitting and controversial topics within Egypt and the region for multiple global news networks. He then created and produced record breaking, entertainment content as a member of Egypt’s leading TV networks.

Ahmed’s advisory sessions focus on the pre-production and creative phase of in5/DDFC members’ projects: planning, ideation and development. Members should come prepared with their project purpose, and objectives and expect to have one-on -one session of brainstorming and planning.

Upcoming Schedule: : Sunday 17th February 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm at in5 Media

Production Advisory with Ahmad Nada

Ahmad Nada is a Producer at UTURN Entertainment. Ahmad began his professional career as a Producer in 2011, covering hard hitting and controversial topics within Egypt and the region for multiple global news networks. He then created and produced record breaking, entertainment content as a member of Egypt’s leading TV networks. .

Driven by his passion for film, documentaries, and digital content Production, Ahmad’s advisory hours include taking in5/DDFC members’ ideas to the production stage including: cast and crew, pricing and budget, scheduling among other non-technical aspects of proaction. Members should come prepared with creative proposals and objectives.

Upcoming Schedule: Sunday 10th February 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm at in5 Media

Post Production Advisory with Nour Tufenkeji

Nour Tufenkeji is a Film graduate currently working with UTURN Entertainment as a Filmmaker. Her professional showreel includes corporate film, independent film and short-content videos where Nour takes multiple roles: Director, DOP and Editor. As her focus is on Video Editing, Nour will be advising in5/DDFC members on the Post Production stage of their on-going projects whether for beginners: syncing, transitions & effects or more advanced: color grading, color keying and visual effects. Members should come prepared with hard-drives and footage/project files and they should have basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro editing software.

Upcoming Schedule: Monday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th February 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm at in5 Media