Sally El Hosaini

Writer/Director

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Sally El Hosaini is a feature film writer / director. Her critically acclaimed debut feature, MY BROTHER THE DEVIL, picked up major prizes at Berlin, Sundance and London Film Festivals. It screened at over 40 international festivals, winning 12 awards, 17 nominations and an honourable mention. The film was released theatrically in the UK, US, Canada and Germany. As writer / director of the film, Sally won the Most Promising Newcomer Award at the 2013 Evening Standard Film Awards, Best Screenplay at the 2013 Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Awards, Best Newcomer at the 2012 BFI London Film Festival and the UK New Talent Award at the British Women in Film and Television Awards 2012. She has been profiled by The Guardian, Screen International, BBC America, IndieWire and Variety who featured her as one of their 2014 “Brits to Watch”. She directed Danny Boyle’s 2015 TV series BABYLON for Channel 4 / Sundance Channel. She’s currently developing feature projects with House Productions (Tessa Ross’s new company), Sixteen Films and with FilmWave.

Sally is represented in the UK by Sayle Screen and in the United States by Anonymous Content.