Deema Azar – Head of Industry

Deema Azar is a film producer and a script consultant based in Amman. She is also co-founder and managing partner of Talebox, a Jordanian production and training company based in Amman, which fosters and nurtures new talents in Jordan and the region.

Azar occupied the position of Regional Training Manager at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC), where she managed the regional training programs aimed at Arab filmmakers between 2012 and 2016. In 2016, Azar produced the short film “The Parrot”, which received the Film Prize for International Cooperation of the Robert Bosch Foundation. Her next project is Darin J. Sallam’s debut feature film “Farha”. A Torino Film Lab Story Editing programme alumna, Azar is a reader and project consultant for the Doha Film Institute and the Film Prize Program of the Robert Bosch Foundation, in addition to privately consulting on film projects.