About

Razan Ghalayini is a documentary filmmaker who is currently working on the new late night comedy show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Her film, Entrapped, will be playing at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016. 

 She is also currently creating short form content for the SundanceNow Doc Club, Conservation Media Group, Bloomberg and The Intercept. 

In 2015, Razan served as supervising field producer for Gini Reticker and Abigail Disney's documentary Trials of Spring, as well as Greg Barker's HBO documentary Homegrown. Previously, she co-produced and field directed We Are the Giant, a documentary about non-violent resistance through the lens of the revolutions in Syria, Bahrain and Libya. We Are The Giant premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Razan also served as associate producer of Koran By Heart, following three children as they competed in the world’s largest Koran recitation competition. The film premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival and aired on HBO. 

Razan is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her Arabic-language student film Noor was shortlisted for the Student Academy Awards and won the Warner Brothers Film Award and the National Board of Review Student Film Award. 

Razan is also a co-founder Reel Good, an organization whose aim is to bring fun movies to underserved children around the world.