Talent Guide

Hani Kort

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2017


Hani Kort received his BA Civil Engineering and MBA and has worked in both Engineering and Cinema. He established with Najwa Najjar the production company Ustura Films Ltd. in 2000 with the intention to produce documentaries and fiction films to change stereotypes and present different narratives. The company’s mission has been to build the budding local cinema industry and to support artists in the field. To date, they have trained many crew members, offering several head of department positions during its productions over the years with half the trainees being women working on several award winning documentaries, shorts and 2 critically acclaimed fiction films by Najjar. Kort has won Producer awards at Dubai IFF twice and was awarded accreditation to the Producer’s Network at the Cannes Film Festival.

Current Project

Son of a Very Important Man


A Palestinian couple must travel to Israel in order to get a divorce and discover that sometimes the most determinative roads in life are in the detours you didn't mean to take.