Celia Peterson

I am a Director and Photographer 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 documentaries for TV. I have photographed a range of famous personalities from musicians to politicians.

I am a self-shooting Director of documentary crews, with or without presenters, overseeing the project from creation to final output. I also edit!

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

TV clients: 
Vice, BBC, BBC Arabic, Al Jazeera English

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

NGO clients: 
Unicef, Action Aid, Oxfam, Save the Children

The Good Struggle, (31 minutes, Arabic, Lebanon, 2018) premiered at Full Frame Festival USA, broadcast on BBC Arabic in August 2018 and on BBC’s ‘Our World’ in January 2019.
The Statue Maker short film wins at the Delhi Short film fest.
Dubai Villas, photo exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen.

Saudi Arabia visa holder
Member, National Union of Journalists UK
IMDb listing

Dubai: +971 50 425 9174


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