Fadi Haddad has worked as a screenwriter, director, editor, creative producer, and script analyst for several short and feature films and TV series. His award-winning debut feature film as a writer and director, “When Monaliza Smiled” (2012), was presented in international film festivals around the world, Jordanian cinemas, and Arab television. Currently, he teaches Film and TV Screenwriting and Production at the American University in Dubai, and mentors the school’s writers’ room incubator for TV series. Moreover, he is currently a PhD candidate in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). His doctoral research is focused on Pan-Arab TV series screenwriting practices and transnational Arabic storytelling.