Talent Guide

Razan Ghalayini

  • Discipline:Director, Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2021


Razan Ghalayini is a Palestinian-American writer, director and producer. She has been nominated for two Emmys while at FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE, where she has written and directed over 45 field pieces across ten countries. Razan co-wrote The Intercept’s investigation into the Fort Dix Five and directed Entrapped, a short documentary about the case. Entrapped premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Previously, Razan served as a supervising field producer for The Trials Of Spring (PBS) and Homegrown (HBO). She co-produced and field directed We Are The Giant(Passion Pictures). Oh, and Razan likes jokes. 

Current Project

Known Associates


Known Associates is a half-hour comedy that follows Dima Baconi and her family as they navigate the bizarre experience of becoming targets of an FBI investigation.