The 10 people to follow during DIFF

The 10 people to follow during DIFF

The Instagram insiders

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With DIFF just around the corner, ensure your Instagram account follows the key insiders for super fresh, live updates...

Priyanka Chopra

As the Dubai International Film Festival prepares to kick off it's 10th annual fair on December 6, join us as we present the top 10 people to follow on Instagram: the folk who are going to make you "double tap", with their insider pictures and knowledge:

The 10 people to follow during DIFF (фото 1)

1.      Raya Abirached, Media

Raya Abirached is a Lebanese TV presenter, television personality, celebrity journalist, and producer for MBC. Also the host of her own TV show Scoop, which provides the latest Hollywood news and interviews with notable actors, and has been dubbed as being "the Arab version of E!". She is also set to host of the opening and closing nights of the Dubai Film Festival. Follow: @RayaAbirached

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2.      Dina Butti, Media

Also known as Dina El-Gamal, Egyptian/Canadian TV presenter, writer, and artist Dina is known for presenting on the channel Dubai One. The young star will be reporting live from the DIFF red carpet. She is fast finding recognition as an emerging artist, emcee and writer and is married to fellow television presenter and filmmaker, Omar Butti. Follow: @DinaButti

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3.      Nayla Al Khaja, Industry

Nayla Al Khaja is a talented Emirati film director, screenwriter and producer. She is one of the few female film directors in the United Arab Emirates and the first female film producer in Dubai. Follow: @NaylaAlKhaja

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4.      Priyanka Chopra, Celebrity

The Indian film superstar is an actress and singer, and was the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000. Through her successful film career, Chopra has become one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses and one of the most popular celebrities in India. She has won numerous awards for her work. Follow: @PriyankaChopra

5.      The Official DIFF account, Industry

The main players. The hosts, organisers and council of the festival will be a key account to keep an eye on throughout the event. You heard it here, and there, first.
Follow: @DubaiFilmFestival

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6.      Mylene Gomera, Rising Star

Dubai based multilingual actress and producer Mylene Gomera has been performing for local audiences since the age of 5, having won several awards she is best known for her part in the titles Melody (2012), The Journey (2012) and Dreamcatcher. Follow: @Mylenegomera

The 10 people to follow during DIFF (фото 6)7.      Mohammad Fikree, Industry

Mohammad Ahmed Fikree is an Emirati director, 2D flash animator, music composer, voice actor and the founder of MohdFikree Animation. His father is Emirati and his late mother was Malaysian. When Mohammad was 4, his mother taught him some basic principles of drawing and by the age of 13, he has started creating experimental animations. Follow: @MohdFikree

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8.      Mahmoud Kaabour, Industry

The UAE-based multi award-winning filmmaker, writer, and lecturer from Beirut. Mahmoud Kaabour's first film Being Osama, the documentary on the lives and times of six men sharing Osama bin Laden's first name in the post-9/11 world, received four international awards to date and was aired on twelve international channels. It also made him the youngest commissioned filmmaker in the history of Canadian television. His film Champ of the Camp will premiere at Screen on the Green. Follow: @MahMovie

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9.      Ali F. Mostafa, Industry

A British-Emirati filmmaker, director and producer who is credited as the director of the first Emirati feature-film City of Life. Mustafa received wide acclaim for his debut in filmmaking; and has been branded as "Best Emirati Filmmaker" by the festival in the past. He has also won the 'Young Filmmaker of the Year' award at the Digital Studio Awards. Follow: @AFMFilms

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10.      Buro 24/7 Middle East, Media

That's us. Breaking all of the news and events especially for you – Buro 24/7 Middle East will serve as a go-to news portal throughout the festival, having already brought you stories on the exclusive DIFF x Oxfam Gala Dinner, as well as an exclusive preview of the lots to be auctioned there, first. Follow: @Buro247ME