Discussion: Lebanon’s New Outlook
Myriam Sassine is a Lebanese producer. In 2012, she became an Associate Producer at Abbout Productions working on features such as All This Victory by Ahmad Ghossein, Venice Critic’s Week Grand Prize and Audience Award winner 2019, 1982 by Oualid Mouaness, NETPAC award at TIFF 2019, and Tramontane by Vatche Boulghourjian.
Myriam also produces feature documentaries: e muet by Corine Shawi, A Time to Rest by Myriam El Hajj, Panoptic by Rana Eid, and Amal by Mohamed Siam, Opening Idfa 2017.
Myriam is an alumni of DocMed, Berlinale Talents, Torino Film Lab, Film Independent Producing Lab and EAVE. Since 2016, she is the COO of Schortcut Films, dedicated to co-producing international features. In 2016, she co-founded Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival, the first fantastic film festival in the Middle East.