Producer – Abbout Productions (Lebanon)


Myriam Sassine majored in audiovisual studies at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (ALBA) and started working in 2005 as a story producer on reality shows and directed No Connection (2006), which was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival 2007. Since 2010, she is working at Abbout Productions (Lebanon) on features such as The Valley by Ghassan Salhab, Tramontane by Vatche Boulghourjian and Lebanon Factory and feature documentaries such as 


Amal by Mohamed Siam. Myriam participated in Torino Film Lab Feature Lab (2018) and EAVE Producer’s Workshop (2019). Since 2016, she is the COO of Schortcut Films, dedicated to coproducing international features such Félicité by Alain Gomis and It Must be Heaven by Elia Suleiman. In 2016, she cofounded Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival, the first fantastic film festival in the Middle East and acts as the festival’s director.