Camille is Director and Co-Founder of the Lebanese Film Festival in Australia and has been since 2011. Driven by a desire to see community building and development of arts and culture within Western Sydney, as well as building cross cultural ties between Australia and Lebanon, Camille has established the Lebanese Film Festival to become the worlds largest of its kind. Camille also has a passion and commitment to socio-economic and cultural development. Camille is a qualified and practicing urban planner, currently working in Local Government and posses a Master of Development Studies and Culture Change from Macquarie University.
Jessica Khoury, co-founded the Lebanese Film Festival and has held the role of Co-Director since 2011. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Film and Theatre and a strong skill set background both on and off set. She also leads the Lebanese Film Festival Judging Panel and has a passionate for the arts in all forms. Jessica has had her in some major feature film productions as well as local short films and television shows. She also has extensive experience in artist and event management and she is focused on building her career onset both in front of and behind the camera.
Priscilla Fayad is responsible for managing the Lebanese Film Festival team, and for the operation of the Association. Priscilla lived in Lebanon for eight years and has a strong interest in showcasing contemporary Lebanese culture in Australia. Priscilla has an eight year old daughter and is currently working full time in the development industry. Priscilla's hobbies include film, cooking, music and travel. Priscilla is also behind developing strategic and creative opening and closing night concepts.
Julia Lattouf is Manager, Public Affairs and Marketing for the Lebanese Film Festival. With a Bachelor of Communication degree, Julia has over five years industry experience, working as a freelance publicist, specialising in media relations. Passionate about making arts accessible, Julia co-founded the Lebanese Film Festival Association in 2011 which has become the world’s largest festival of its kind. Julia also currently works in Corporate Affairs for a major financial institution, where prior to this, she worked in the Chief Executive Office.
Matt joins the LFF team in 2017, contributing to the graphic design and sustainable operation of the festival. Matt has been involved in the arts from a very young age, a violinist since the age of five and a keen actor during his high school years where he was a member of the college orchestra, string octet and held leading roles in college theatre productions - The Pirates of Penzance, and Into the Woods. Matt’s love of music and theatre encompasses a passion for film.
Matt has qualifications in architecture and urban planning, disciplines that enable him to combine his interests in design, and environment and social advocacy.
Angela Lattouf is Volunteer Manager for the Lebanese Film Festival and has been since 2017. With a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Human Resources from the University of Western Sydney, Angela is passionate about community development, people and driving motivation, inspiration, development and results. Angela also currently works in Human Resources for one of Australia’s major financial institutions. Angela also commits herself to a number of charity works and philanthropic pursuits.