When Dubai based filmmaker Ekta Saran made the switch from being an agency creative (Grey, JWT, Havas) to directing, she immediately got recognition for her ability to capture compelling human stories with a strong visual style. She has since been commissioned to create content for global and local brands such as Lexus, Red Bull, GAP, The Galleria, NASS, Ounass, Dubai Tourism and Tashkeel.
She also makes personal film projects like Chasing Bur Dubai, which In 2016, her personal project Chasing Bur Dubai was featured in The National. Born out of the desire to highlight the untold stories of Old Dubai, she wanted to capture the essence of the city she grew up in as a child. Talking to the residents of Bur Dubai, she released films that focused on the people who have lived in the area for over 35 years.
Lexus / Red Bull / GAP / Dubai Tourism / NASS / Tashkeel