Imagenation Abu Dhabi makes appointments

Rami Yasin appointed, Daniela Tully upped

LONDON -- Imagenation Abu Dhabi, run by chairman Mohamed Khalaf Al-Mazrouei and CEO Edward Borgerding, a former Disney executive, said Monday is has hired Rami Yasin as head of production and expanded Daniela Tully's role to include all creative affairs for its regional Emirati film production.

Yasin will work alongside Tully and source and local production projects for the Emirate based company.

Tully joined Imagenation Abu Dhabi in June 2009 as the development vp and will now oversee all creative affairs for regional Emirati film production in addition to content that falls under Imagenation Abu Dhabi's Participant Media and National Geographic partnerships.

Yasin joins from Filmworks in Dubai where he was in charge of pitching and managing the company's production roster.

Yasin's credits include Warner Brother's "Syriana," Universal's "The Kingdom," and Ridley Scott's "Body of Lies."