Isabelle Stead: Biography Babylon 2008


Project Title: UM-HUSSEIN

A Film graduate, Isabelle started her film career as a post-production runner in London. Isabelle then moved to Los Angeles working full time in production from assistant to line-producer. Whilst there Isabelle independently produced numerous features, short films and music videos and gained extensive experience in Hollywood working in both independent and studio films. In 2005 Isabelle moved back to Leeds and with Mohamed Al-Daradji and Danny Evans set up Human Film a Leeds based production company. Isabelle actively ran the sales, UK distribution, marketing and PR for Mohamed's first film Ahlaam that represented Iraq for Oscar consideration and recently had a theatrical release in the UK. Isabelle then went on to produce War, Love, God & Madness a feature length documentary shot in Iraq that will hit the festival circuit in 2008.


Babylon collaborates regularly with partner orgnanisations, including AHRC-funded Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Research Network

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BABYLON BREAKTHROUGH Event at 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012

This year BABYLON hosts the closing event of the London Film Festival's Industry Programme, 10.30 on 21st October at NFT3, BFI Southbank.

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