Shahinaz El Akkad
Founder and CEO of Lagoonie Film Production
Shahinaz is one of very few Egyptian producers who works across films of different Arab nationalities. She produced with Mohamed Hefzy the Egyptian film FEATHERS, which premiered in Cannes last year and won the Grand Prize in Critics Week. She’s involved in two Jordanian films, THE ALLEYS and DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN,and was a producer of the Palestinian film HUDA’S SALON. The last three films were all co-distributed with MAD Solutions. Her recent production of the Egyptian film BARRA AL-MANHAG was chosen as the closing night premiere of the Red Sea International Film Festival in December.