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 documentaries for TV. I have shot a range of famous personalities from musicians to politicians.

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: (Producer, Director, DP)
Vice, 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 (Contract for 2018-2020, filmmaker/photographer ), Action Aid, Oxfam, Save the Children, Anera

The Good Struggle, (31 minutes, Arabic, Lebanon) currently on the film festival circuit, broadcast on BBC Arabic in August 2018 and on BBC’s ‘Our World’ from January 11th 2019 for a week.
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.
Dubai Villas, photo exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen.
Roof Knocking, photo exhibition, Dubai.

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

Currently in Dubai

Dubai: +971 50 425 9174

UK: +44 7956 280541


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