Rami el Harayri is an award-winning filmmaker, based in the Netherlands. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Filmmaking (Upper Second Class Honours) from Middlesex University. The last couple of years, Rami has written, directed and produced several short fiction films and documentaries, including Behind the Smoke Screen (2013), Never Too Late (2014) and Damp Soil (2015).
Behind the Smoke Screen won the Award for Best Documentary at NDU International Film Festival 2014 and his short fiction film Never Too Late received a Silver Remi Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival in 2015. In the same year, Damp Soil was acquired by the world’s leading short movie channel ShortsTV, for TV broadcast and distribution via new media outlets in Europe and the Middle East.
His newest short film project Beirut, 1975 won a Development Award for at the MAFF Market Forum 2015 in cooperation with NDUIFF. For this film, Rami received a Travel Scholarship from the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation in 2016. He is currently also working on the development of his first feature film script.
Name: Rami El Harayri
Lives in: Den Haag, Netherlands
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Travel Scholarship by Lutfia Rabbani Foundation
Silver Remi Award for Best College Level Student Production - WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
Development Award by NDU International Film Festival - Malmö Arab Film Festival
Best Documentary International Competition - NDU International Film Festival
Best One Minute Drama Film - Iberminuto One Minute Film Festival Madrid
Film by Hanro Smitsman Director's Assistant/Production Coordinator
Film (short) (Drama and War) Director/Screenwriter/Producer Forty years after the Lebanese civil war of 1975, a mother is determined to find her estranged son in the Netherlands. Despite the obstacles, she finds him, but the reunion is not what she imagined. Her existence comes as a complete surprise for him.
Television (Documentary) Line Producer: the Netherlands Worked as the Dutch line producer on three episodes for 'Transit 2', an Egyptian documentary television series which will be broadcast in the second part of 2016.
I Art You
Film (short) by Urban Treatment First Assistant Director
Gone, Gretel, Gone
Film (short) by SAE Institute Rotterdam Editor
Film (short) Director/Editor/Producer
Home (Music Video)
Theo de Feyter: A Painter's Life
Never Too Late
Film (short) Director/Scriptwriter/Producer
Behind the Smoke Screen
Landscape of the Elderly
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Filmmaking (Upper Second Class Honours) - Middlesex University
Diploma Digital Filmmaking - SAE Institute Rotterdam