Rupert Lloyd has spent the majority of his film career working in the editorial department, most notably as an assistant editor on the six-time Academy Award® winning film The Hurt Locker (2008). More recently he worked as an editor on Mahmoud Al-Massad’s award-winning second feature, This Is My Picture When I Was Dead (2010). After producing Naji Abu Nowar’s short film Death of a Boxer (2009), Lloyd founded Noor Pictures to pursue a career as an independent producer, and produced and edited Naji Abu Nowar’s debut feature Theeb (2014). Premiering at the 71st Venice Film Festival, Theeb went on to play at the Toronto International Film Festival, the BFI London Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival and Abu Dhabi Film Festival. In Venice, Naji Abu Nowar was awarded the Orrizonti Award for Best Director and was named Variety’s Arab Filmmaker of the Year in Abu Dhabi, where the film also received the FIPRESCI Award for Best Narrative Feature and Best Arab Film in the New Horizons section.

Accolades

Bassel Ghandour and Rupert Lloyd and Nasser Kalaj and Laith Majali and Naji Abu Nowar
Best Youth Film, 2014

Theeb

Best Youth Film, 2014

Theeb

Arabia, 1916. Theeb lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Empire. Having recently lost his father, it falls to Theeb’s…

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Films

Theeb
2014

Theeb

Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
2014

Theeb

Arabia, 1916. Theeb lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Empire. Having recently lost his father, it falls to Theeb’s…

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