Nooriyah Qais

Nooriyah Qais

Radio DJ /FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
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Nooriyah Qais

Nooriyah Qais

Radio DJ /FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced presenter/voice actor and producer with expertise in interviews, voiceovers and storytelling. Demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry for the likes of BBC Studios, V&A, The National Theatre and The Roundhouse. As a DJ, known for playing known tunes mixed with Middle Eastern and North African sounds. Currently the Features Editor of @azeemamag
  • Victoria and Albert Museum- short film
    Victoria and Albert Museum- short filmA commissioned short film named "Free, from Home" exploring the idea of finding a home away from home. This was showcased at a V&A late where I soundtracked the film by DJing at the grand entrance.
  • Two- Coloured House /المنزل ذو اللونين (Festival short film)
    Two- Coloured House /المنزل ذو اللونين (Festival short film)I am proud to have been commissioned to write and direct a film showcased at the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival this summer. Shot while working with very little during lockdown, the short follows a 3-year-old boy (my naughty nephew) to highlight the long-lasting psychological effects of war on children.
Projects credited in
  • AZEEMA Eid Party 2019
    AZEEMA Eid Party 2019We took over WAH Nails for our very first Eid party, bringing together the community to mark and celebrate the end of Ramadan! The evening was filled with a colourful assortment of Middle Eastern and South Asian bites provided by Nandine, Juma Kitchen, Barfia & Zaytoun. In a celebration of cross-cultural appreciation, AZEEMA-inspired henna and nail designs were provided by the talented artists: Huq That, Isna Henna, Nish Shah, Saadia Mebchour and the WAH crew. With a special thanks to Glossier
  • AZEEMA x Nike Victory Swim Launch Event
    AZEEMA x Nike Victory Swim Launch EventIn collaboration with Nike London, we curated and hosted the launch event for the Victory Swim collection, premiering our short film and photo series documenting 6 womxn and their relationship with sport. The evening included a special panel discussion with Khadijah Mellah, Ghaida Ramadan and Jaspreet Kaur, chaired by Nesrine Dally. We also had henna by Huq That, nail decals by Saadia Mebchour and nails by Jess Young, offering designs inspired by the collection.
  • Move Without Limits
    Move Without LimitsA short film brought to you by AZEEMA for Nike London. To support the launch of the new Victory Swim collection, we teamed up with nike London to document three incredible womxn: Ghaida, Iqra and Intisar diving deeper into their inspiring journeys & relationship with sport. ——— Executive Producers & Casting @azeemaagency Director & Producer @nadiraamrani DOP @beatriz_sastre Assistant Director @miriamamrani Sound recordist @miazipporah Focus Puller @oncemoreforsharps Camera Loader @ross_dixon
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Work history
    Features EditorAzeema Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
  • Journalism
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Project Management
  • Arabic Speaking
  • Broadcast Production
  • Music Journalism
  • Film Production
  • Photography
  • Fine Art
  • Interviewing
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    Master of Public HealthImperial College London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Master of Public Health (Global Health Stream). Confident in science communication.