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.

Broadcast clients: 
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: 
Action Aid, Unicef, Oxfam, Save the Children, Anera, PCRF

Exhibitions, Awards:
The Good Struggle, (31 minutes, Arabic, Lebanon) currently on the film festival circuit, and will be screened on BBC Arabic on the 21st August @ 7pm GMT.
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.

HEFAT-trained
Member, National Union of Journalists UK
IMDb listing

Currently in Dubai

Dubai: +971 50 425 9174

UK: +44 7956 280541

celia@celiapeterson.com

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