Rand Beiruty, based between Amman and Berlin, is a writer, director, producer and co-founder of Shaghab Films, a Jordanian production company. She is currently pursuing a practice-based Ph.D. about questions of representation and documentary film ethics from Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Beiruty is an alumna of Berlinale Talents, Beirut Talents, Rotterdam Lab, Locarno Documentary School, ANIDOX:LAB, Film Leader Incubator Asia, Documentary Campus, Robert Bosch Film Prize and Ji.hlava Academy. She has pitched her projects on many international platforms and received awards from Tribeca Film Institute, Mifa Animation du Monde, Arab Cinema Center and European Network of Young Cinema among others. She’s in production of the short animated-documentary SHADOWS and her debut feature documentary TELL THEM ABOUT US.