Anasy Media was founded in 2007 by Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan.
Anasy’s main achievements include several film productions that are available on iTunes, Virgin Megastores and numerous TV channels. Alyazia has contributed mainly to Anasy documentaries such as: Home of History Future’s Nation, Serat Al Ehsan, Common Ground and The Tainted Veil. Her company organizes cultural events and has held two successful international documentary awards and a documentary club in Abu Dhabi. In addition to media, Alyazia is also an artist whose paintings have been exhibited nationally and internationally.
Paul has eight years experience in written and visual production in the UK and the Middle East. He graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in International Journalism. After graduating, he wrote for various publications at Vitesse Media, a UK business media company. Paul moved to Abu Dhabi in 2008 as a reporter for The National newspaper and wrote for online and published in several sections. He was promoted to Online Editor but, with an increasing passion for visual storytelling, accepted a full-time Multimedia Producer role from January 2011. He has won four awards from the prestigious National Press Photographers Association for short films produced while at The National. Paul has worked as director of photography, post production editor and photographer for, among others, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Oxfam, Corbis, the United Nations and the BBC. His main areas of interest lie in social issues and human-interest stories.
Abdulaziz also known popularly as ‘Bin Baz’ is an active Emirati figure on social media networks, who is well known for creating satire and comedy videos in Arabic. Bin Baz utilizes Instagram, twitter and YouTube to shed light on socio-economic issues of the Emirati society and presents such cases in comedy-wrapped videos.
During filming the desert scene with Bin Baz, his car gets stuck in the sand. The same incident occurred twice behind the scenes with the crew's vehicle transporting the guest in the intended vehicle for the scene.
The family is a well-respected family, appearing on screen for the first time, an experience lived by the rest of the cast.
The necklaces with the names in Arabic calligraphy are popular among tourists. Incidentally, when the nanny and her friend bought two necklaces for themselves, the names got mixed up.
The British agencies for nannies are popular in the UAE since the 80's and still growing in popularity today.