Orwa Nyrabia – Co-founder  - Producer & Filmmaker
Orwa graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus 1999 and worked as a columnist at Assafeer Newspaper for 4 years before he started in film where he worked as Assistant Director in high-profile fiction films such as Sacrifices by Oussama Mohammad (Certain Regard – Cannes 2002) and played as lead actor in “La Porte du soleil” of Yousri Nassrallah (Selection Officielle – Cannes 2004). Since he co-founded PROACTION FILM, Orwa worked in a number of documentary and fiction films before he started producing. A graduate of AFIC (INA-Sorbonne 2006), his main start was in the international co-production doc “Dolls – A Woman from Damascus” by Diana El Jeiroudi (Silver Wolf Competition – IDFA 2007). Today Orwa continues to produce and co-produce documentary and fiction films and is working on two in-development projects.
As a filmmaker, Orwa made one short documentary, co-directing a fiction short and finishing his feature-length doc “Queen of Hearts”.
Orwa is a co-founder and organizer of DOX BOX International Documentary Film Festival in Syria, he is head of programming. Orwa has been seated many times at international festivals as a juror.
Orwa is fluent in English and Arabic and can manage French and Russian.

Diana El Jeiroudi – Co-founder -Producer & Filmmaker
English Literature graduate in 2000, Diana worked fro several years in Marketing and Communication before joining the establishment of PROACTION FILM were she is worked in business development and management in addition to production. In 2005 she made her first film as a doc-maker “The Pot” that was selected for the New Currents at Yamagata International DFF. Later she made “Dolls – A Woman from Damascus” that was screened at many international festivals starting at Silver Wolf competition of IDFA 2007.
As a producer, Diana is a graduate of AFIC (INA – Sorbonne 2006) and co-produced 3 short documentaries and 1 feature-length and is producing and distributing one-offs and series.
Diana is also a co-founder and organizer of DOX BOX International Documentary Film Festival in Syria, where she heads the Professional Activities and is a selector. She has been a jury member in a number of International Festivals and offers consultancies in documentary structure and editing.
Arabic is her mother tongue and she masters English and can manage German.


Guevara Namer - Production Assistant Coordinator
Graduated from the Institute of Supplied Arts, Photography department on 2007, then joined the theatre studies department at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus.
Guevara has worked right after graduation as a professional photographer for the Syrian Opera House (2008-2009).
She has participated in several group exhibitions, photography competitions, and theatre workshops.
Guevara joined PROACTION FILM team by the end of 2009, working as the cinematic production coordinator assistant during films’ preparation and shooting.
She is also the specialized activities coordinator at DOX BOX.
fluent in Arabic & Kurdish, and speaks English.


Khaled Ali – Production Assistant 
Khaled has graduated from the institute of Mechanics,
he works at PROACTION FILM since 2004 as a general assistant & Production assistant.
Khaled spaks Arabic, and can manage some English.