My name is Elise Hassan and I have recently graduated from university where I have been studying Global Cinema and Screen Arts for the past three years. I am very passionate about cinema, filmmaking and writing. I especially love independent and feminist cinema of the Middle East and North Africa. In terms of my work experience I have been working as a waitress for a number of years, which has given me strong skills in customer service and teamwork. The role involves me being extremely quick on my feet, consistently cleaning, greeting, serving and talking to customers. I also have previous experience working at a film festival, for the past two years I have volunteered at Sheffield Doc Fest I am very eager to work and gain experience in the film industry, particularly within festivals. I am keen to grasp the mechanics of a film festival and explore this side of the film industry. I am still learning and developing my own film experience and this would be a great opportunity for me to expand that and take my first steps into the film industry. I am extremely professional and I dedicate myself fully to any role I am given to ensure excellent standards. My aim as a person is to bring nothing but warmth and joy to the people around me and I hope that I can bring that to every job role I am given.