Celia Peterson

I am a photographer and filmmaker with 18 year’s experience based in the Middle East. I work in a natural documentary style for commercial and editorial clients shooting and directing stories for brands as well as short documentaries. I have shot a range of famous personalities from musicians to politicians.

Editorial clients:
Monocle, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The New York Times, Esquire, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Financial Times Holland, Financial Times UK and Italian Vogue.

Commercial clients:
Bentley, Nokia, The W Hotel, Action Aid, Oxfam, Saatchi & Saatchi London, Dubai Tourism, Jumeirah, FGB, Landor, du, Emaar, Audi, JWT,  HSBC, Coca-Cola and Emaar.

Exhibitions, Awards:
April 7th 2018: ‘The Good Struggle‘, my latest short film (34 minutes, Arabic, Lebanon) has it’s world premiere at the Full Frame Festival in the US.
November 2017: ‘The Statue Maker’ short film wins at the Delhi Short film fest, receives a commendation at Canada Shorts Film Festival and selected at the Dublin Short Film Festival.
May 2014: ‘Dubai Villas’, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen.
March 2015: ‘Roof Knocking’, Dubai.

Member of the National Union of Journalists, UK

Currently in Dubai

Dubai: +971 50 425 9174

UK: +44 7956 280541


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