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Hussain Manjee

PRESIDENT & CHIEF SUCCESS OFFICER

Featured in CNN Money, Inc. magazine and Yahoo Finance, Hussain Manjee is an accomplished entrepreneur whose strategic approach and business acumen has propelled DHD Films from a start-up to a thriving business. Hussain thoughtfully charts the vision and growth strategy of the company, while managing a team of creative artists.

DHD Films was honored by the US Chamber of Commerce as one of the Top 7 Small Businesses in America in 2017. Hussain earned his MBA from America's most preeminent entrepreneurship program at Babson College and is an alum of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.

The Dallas Business Journal has recognized Hussain with two honors; The 40 Under 40 Award and a Minority Business Leader Award. As a committed servant leader, Hussain is devoted to community involvement and service. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Regional Chamber and the Irving/Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce.

Hussain's passion and dedicated service have afforded him multiple opportunities to discuss President Obama's economic priorities at the White House with senior administration personnel.

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Shezad Manjee

FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Shezad Manjee is an award-winning filmmaker, who has traveled across five continents to tell great stories for some of the most prestigious organizations and global brands. His creative direction has brought many accolades to DHD Films, including the Telly Awards, AVA Awards, Hermes Creative Awards, and most recently, an Emmy nomination.

A third generation filmmaker, Shezad studied photography as an undergraduate, and completed his graduate studies in marketing from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. Unlike most creative directors, Shezad does not shy away from being in front of the camera. He is a sought-after speaker on all things marketing and advertising.

Shezad's expertise and industry knowledge provide him the ability to go beyond just creating great content. He guides his team on how to best position client campaigns for maximum impact. Together, Shezad and his team create a platform that propels their clients' business forward.

Nadia Cortez
Art Director
Evan Denton
Evan is constantly finding ways to stay on the forefront of the visual storytelling industry. You can probably find him at the local movie theater not “watching”… but “studying”.
Associate Creative Director
Kameron Hampton
Editor
Madi Holland
Madi loves to bring the inanimate to life through motion graphics almost as much as she loves networking with every dog she meets. She’s currently working on her Blue Belt in the ancient art of deadpan humor.
Senior Motion Graphics Designer
Jaye Jacobson
Senior Editor
Scott Jordan
Director of Photography
Nadia Lakhani
Head of Finance
Alex McMurtre
From spending quality time with friends and family, to eating way too much food while enjoying a good movie, Alex is driven to love God and love people, while having fun along the way.
Head of Production
Jose Medina
Jose is an adrenaline seeker in the truest sense. From riding sport bikes and race cars to skydiving and bungee jumping, Jose seeks out thrills wherever he can.
Head of People & Technology
Aubri Nowowiejski
Head of Sales and Marketing
Alex Shumate
Head of Post-Production
Emily Hiott
Multimedia Specialist
Kelli Ann Pistokache
Producer
Peter Johnson
Senior Editor
Jordan Laessig
Account Director
Christian Ayala
Prolific enthusiast; whether it’s coffee, guitars, rock climbing, or computer keyboards - once something peaks my interest, I’m all in. Above all else, I love collaborating with creative individuals to make something worth seeing.
Multimedia Specialist
Annie Smith
I live my with my 2 dogs (Moogle & Chili Dog) and 2 cats (Punk & Robot). I love going on walks, going to shows, and watching movies!
Graphic Designer
Daniel Portillo
I’m quiet at first but eventually I’ll be loud and wacky. I’m passionate about the things and people I like, I wont shut up about it. I’m enthusiastic about science and art, I’ll always be open to a YouTube video on those topics.
Graphic Designer
Tommy De Abreu
I’m a motion graphic designer with a love for all things 3D. I’m constantly on the lookout for new creative challenges and enjoy pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in my work. When I’m not behind the computer screen, you can find me out in nature camping and hiking - there’s nothing like a good adventure to recharge the creative batteries!
Motion Designer
Mengqi Jiang
Hi, my name is Mengqi, you can call me Mochi. I live in Houston with my husband and our three cats. I am a dreamer, a food lover, and a loyal friend.
UX Designer
Amira Cardona
Executive Admin
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