Eddy Rizk is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of BIG KAHUNA FILMS, one of the leading creative production houses in the middle east. Amongst the many awards won from the major advertising festivals around the world, BIG KAHUNA FILMS won in 2019 Production House of the Year at the Dubai Lynx, and Best Production House in 2020 B&W report.
Launched in 2007, with offices in Dubai and Beirut, BIG KAHUNA FILMS played an important role in developing the film industry in the region and attracting foreign talents, along with productions.
Throughout the years, Eddy contributed to empowering and nurturing young talents in the film industry. Almost a decade ago he launched the Young Directors Competition where talents from the MENA region were able to contest.
Born in Lebanon and spending most of this time in Dubai or around the world filming, Eddy began his career working in every single production department that led him to work as a producer and executive producer for couple of years, until he launched his own company.
Alongside the commercial work the company produces, Eddy has a huge interest in awareness projects as well as sociopolitical topics related to his native country, Lebanon.