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Zaineh Dahlan

Filmmaker-Director

Education

Sep 2013Jul 2016

BA in Film and Television

Aberystwyth University
Sep 2010Jun 2013

International Baccalaureate High School Diploma

Modern Montessori School

Graduated with a International Baccalaureate Diploma 

Work History

Oct. 2014Oct. 2014

Runner and studio assistant

Dragon's Den Wales and Aberystwyth University

Helped organize and assist with the filming of Dragon's Den in Aberystwyth University 

Apr 2016Apr 2016

Stewardess/Hostess

Machynlleth comedy festival

Working as the welcoming face of the festival, making sure the event is going smoothly and everyone is happy and involved.

Jan 2014Aug 2016

Film and TV University Ambassador

Aberystwyth University

Responsible for the marketing of the Film and Television department in Aberystwyth University. 

Jan 2015Aug 2016

Documentary Ambassador

Aberystwyth University and Aberystwyth Art Center

 Marketing and advertising upcoming Documentaries , revitalizing the popularity of documentaries in Aberystwyth. 

Sep 2013Present

Freelance Film-making

CrazyCurls Productions

Writing and Directing some films whether through Aberystwyth University or personal projects. Ranges from Fiction Films, and Documentary 

May 2015Sep 2015

Marketing-Advertising Manager/Film-maker

Water Adventure

Worked in Water Adventure in Dubai as a marketing manager; I was responsible for marketing on social media, filming advertisements, photography of major events and managing advertisement. 

May 2015May 2015

Make Up Assistant/Runner/Shadowing the Director

BBC'S Hinterland

Worked as make up assistant, runner and then Director's shadow on the Set of BBC ONE's Welsh and English crime drama "Hinterland". 

Sep 2013May 2015

Social Secretary and Make Up artist

AberMacs

Makeup Artist and Social secretory'14 of Aberystwyth University Film and Television Make Up and Costume Society 

Mar 2015Mar 2015

Film Festival Volunteer

Zoom Cymru

Volunteered at Zoom Cymru festival in South Wales ushering in cinemas, conducting basic film workshops for young children, Helping out at the BAFTA Cymru presentations,  and filming behind the scene interviews and events. 

Feb 2015Feb 2015

Camera Operator

Aberystwyth University

Worked as Camera Operator for a documentary crew filming the 10th anniversary of  the Welsh Wrestling Association in Llanelli 

Sep 2014Dec 2014

Film Festival Event Manager and TV Interveiwer

Next Page Productions

Led a team of event planners as we planned the Red carpet first world premiere of Next Page Productions' Nigerian Drama "Dry" and interviewed the internationally acclaimed cast and crew on live TV broadcast-ed in Nigeria. 

Sep 2014Sep 2014

Make Up Artist

SAE Film Academy

Worked as a Make up artist for a SAE film project called "طيور المخيم"

Aug 2014Aug 2014

FCP Editor

Victory International Productions

Worked as a Final Cut Pro Editor for a month editing the companies different projects which included television advertisements and short films while  learning more about the editing trade. 

Jun 2014Jul 2014

fundraiser + Builder

CHILDREACH INTERNATIONAL

Fund raised with the help of my universities Childreach International charity Group and managed to raise enough funds to travel to a little village in Morocco and build a school for their underprivileged children who have never gone to school before.  

Mar 2014May 2014

Assistant Camera Operator and Interviewer

Barking Mad TV and Aberystwyth University

Assisted in filming and interviewing  a Documentary for Director Collin Thomas and Barking Mad TV with a crew from Aberystwyth University. . 

Jun 2013Jun 2013

Camera Operator

Children of War and TV show "The Doctors"

Worked as a Camera operator for the Children of War foundation while they cooperated with Doctors from University of South California and Dr. Andrew Ordon, which was screened on his  Hit T.V show "The Doctors" 

Sep 2012May 2013

Media Advertising Manager

Spread warmth and love initiative

Media advertiser, responsible for taking films and photography of the spread warmth and love initiative which provides blankets and winter clothes in the King Abdullah Syrian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan. 

May 2011Aug 2012

Media Advertising Manager

Cruise Club

Responsible for social media advertising, website graphic design and media photography for advertisements. 

Oct 2010Jul 2011

Team Leader & Environmental and cultural volunteer

Empower Peace Organization

participated in many environmental awareness campaigns and won the empower peace prize winning a trip to the USA to meet other contestants and develop a cultural bridge between Jordan, USA, Israel, and Egypt.