Annie Sakkab
Annie Sakkab

Born and raised in Jordan, Annie Sakkab is a Palestinian-Canadian photojournalist and filmmaker based in Canada and the Middle East. Annie seeks to explore long-form visual storytelling with a focus on women's issues and social justice. In 2015, she won two awards for her video stories Hearts of Feather and To Be a Boy from the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC). She also has the experience of working as video producer and filmmaker, since 2016, with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), developing short stories of Syrian refugees in both Jordan and Canada, giving her the ability to shoot, edit and cut to the heart of the story quickly. She is fluent in both English and Arabic.