Mini Bio (1)
2014 Linda Mutawi is a film producer, writer, director based between Stockholm, Amman and Dubai. While studying for her BA at London Guildhall University she simultaneously worked in an Arab news station based in London called ANN. After graduating with a BA in Communications and Audio Visual Production Studies, Linda moved to Dubai where she started working in the film industry, she joined Filmworks- one of the biggest and most reputable production companies- and was there for 6 years. During this time her experience ranged from working on two major Hollywood films, to producing current affairs documentaries, as well as producing commercials, TV, and even coverage of the Dubai Film Festival.
Linda continued producing in Dubai for few years as a freelancer, until moving to Jordan in and joining The Royal Film Commission- Jordan, as head of their Production Services Department. In her three years working for the RFC, Linda represented and marketed Jordan as a filmmaking destination, as well as being the focal point to any producer shooting in Jordan. Moreover, as part of the RFC's Educational Feature Film program, Linda got the opportunity to produce a Jordanian feature film "Line of Sight" by director Aseel Mansour, the film was in competition at the Dubai International Film Festival. Additionally, Linda briefly served as the manager of the recently founded Jordan Film Fund for a period of 4 months.
In 2012 Linda got selected as the Jordanian candidate to participate in the Producers Guild of America Diversity Workshop in Los Angeles with her project "Occupy Culture" which is in development now and won a development grant from the Jordan Film Fund. Moreover, she is writing her first short film, which she is set to direct in 2014, as well as working on the development of "Omar Yussef Mysteries". Linda is also actively developing various other film and TV projects based in the Middle East.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Linda Mutawi