Ziad Hamzeh

Adjunct Faculty

Ziad Hamzeh Headshot

Ziad’s work has earned over forty awards and accolades for directing, producing, and writing.

Ziad’s latest film, Irrefutable Proof, premiered at the Beverly Hills Film Festival 2016. The film won the Golden Palm award given to the best film in all categories, the Cinematography award for Rob Draper, and Best Actress Award to Sheena Colette. Ziad is the only one to take home the Golden Palm Award twice.

Recently, Always Brando, producer, had its world premier at the Toronto International Film Festival 2011. Always Brando, written and directed by renowned filmmaker Ridha Behi’s, was intended to be Marlon Brando’s last film prior to his death. Always Brando weaves a story of innocence lost, of love abandoned and of dreams shattered. Ziad and Ridha won the Black Pearl award for Best producers at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2011. Always Brando also received The Jury prize at the Algerian Film Festival 2011 and the Best Picture at Alexandria Film Festival.


Shadow Glories, LA TIMES


Always Brando, producer, Toronto International Film Festival 2011 and Algerian Film Festival 2011