MAXINE DE VERE
Since 1994, Maxine has had her own production businesses, a facilitating company in Spain and with two partners in the UK, formed another company in 2003 through to 2009, producing films and helping find finance for films for first time script writers, assisting with all aspects from funding through to post production. Working on many films all over Europe, Maxine has gained a well-respected reputation with worldwide film producers and Hollywood studios. In 2009 Maxine came to the UAE to work in feature films as Production Accountant, Production Supervisor and Line Producer. She has since branched out as a freelance producer working with various companies in the UAE on a variety of projects as Producer and
Line producer for a number of UAE companies for the following studios:
Sony - Deliver us From Evil
Paramount – Bourne legacy
Pegasus & Taihe Entertainment International – Switch
Universal – Fast & Furious 7
Shanghai Kunyam Film & Media Jackie Chan – Kung Fu Yoga
Maxine has continued to expand her opportunities moving to Asia, where she has been filming in Malaysia as Co-producer for Sony Screen Gems - The Raid – Lynch. This involved working closely involved with the Malaysian rebate systems and studio involvements. She continues to produce around the world; her latest feature was a 31-day shoot in Dubai featuring the Hollywood superstar Jackie Chan, with a multi-million dollar car selection, tigers, lions and an amazing group of pure white Arabian stallions.
Eeman AlAnsari works on both the logistical and creative sides of production. Her experience and Emirati roots give her the adequate knowledge and understanding of the needs of both international and Middle Eastern markets, particularly with consumer appetites in regards to social media and short form content. Eeman holds a Masters degree in Producing Film and Television from Royal Holloway, University of London. She has worked with Image Nation as a Senior Programming Executive, involved with the development and launch of their FTA television channel Quest Arabiya in partnership with Discovery Communications. She was involved in overseeing and selecting the channels acquisitions as well as helping develop the creative brand and working across all boards of the channel.
Eeman also worked as a Production Assistant on the production of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, both in Abu Dhabi and Pinewood Studios, London. She also interned on FAST & FURIOUS 7 during it’s production in Abu Dhabi.