Production Team

Ali Matar, Producer


Ali Matar, Founder of AM Management & Productions Ltd., is originally from Lebanon but has lived most of his life in London. He now resides in Dubai. His educational background is in engineering having obtained a PhD from London South Bank University but he decided to follow a career based in entertainment and media instead. He has been a member of the Independent Theatre Council (London) since 2010 and involved in the entertainment business since 1997. He has produced many concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall as well as theatres throughout the United Kingdom.

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William Nix, Producer


William Nix is the Chairman of the Creative Projects Group, which operates as an incubator for the development and production of motion pictures, television programs, music, interactive videogames, live entertainment, multimedia installations and events. He is the Producer of Gibran, the biographical dramatic feature film based on the life and work of Kahlil Gibran. The film is currently in pre-production development. He is Executive Producer of a "globally collaborative" animated feature film entitled Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, which is currently in its theatrical release in the United State and internationally. He is also the Executive Producer of a multi-city art North American art exhibition tour of Gibran's collected works and an accompanying art book, which is slated to be curated and released by the prestigious Skira Rizzoli publishing house.

Will was the Executive Producer of Firedancer, the first Afghan feature film to be submitted for Oscar consideration. He served in the same capacity on the companion documentary, Return to Afghanistan, which premiered at the U.N. Film Festival in New York. He was both production counsel and Executive Producer for the Spanish language documentary feature, !Ya Basta!, about the abduction phenomenon in Mexico, which premiered at SXSW.

Will is Executive Producer of a documentary feature entitled This is Ragtime: The Birth of American Music with Ragtime virtuoso Terry Waldo and serving in the same capacity for the three-part documentary feature film and television series entitled: Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age and Broadway: The Next Generation with Writer-Director-Producer, Rick McKay.

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