Aliaa Zaky


As part of MAD Solutions, a leading creative consultancy in the Arab World, Aliaa Zaky is a key partner in AAM's Screen Buzz initiative, an innovative series of creative workshops bringing top Hollywood writers, directors and producers to the Arab World to support local storytellers in the creation of original, purpose driven content for global audiences. Aliaa is qualified corporate lawyer who embarked into the world of film festivals, media and entertainment in 2011 when she joined the Dubai International Film Festival team as their Head of Legal and later in 2013 as Enjaaz Project Manager, the festival financial funding arm for film in post-production and production. During her 7 years at the Dubai International Film Festival, Aliaa has acquired vast experience in film festivals management and event organization, in addition to expertise related to the film industry market including film distribution and financing.

Aliaa moved back to Cairo from Dubai in October, 2017 and has been working with the leading media and entertainment company MAD Solutions in addition to joining the Cairo International Film Festival in May 2018 and launching the festival’s industry platform “Cairo Industry Days.”