Driss Benyaklef

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund | 2013

Dillywood has extensive global expertise in the production of feature films, documentaries, short format content, specializing in international co-productions. The company, founded in 2004 by Anadil Hossain and Driss Benyaklef, oversaw production for award-winning directors Doug Liman (FAIR GAME), Wes Anderson (DARJEELING LIMITED), Karan Johar (KAL HO NAA HO, KABHIE ALVIDA NAA KEHNA), Mira Nair (THE NAMESAKE), Ashutosh Gowariker (SWADES, WHAT’S YOUR RASHEE?), Rakeysh Mehra (DELHI 6). Dillywood is committed to non-profit endeavors and has worked closely with Mira Nair on AIDS JAAGO, a Gates Foundation funded series of films on HIV/AIDS awareness in India, HOW CAN IT BE?, part of an international omnibus inspired by the UN Millennium Development Goals, and others. Driss was co-producer on the documentary ANOTHER ROAD HOME, and worked on re-designing the web properties for the documentary FAT, SICK, AND NEARLY DEAD by Joe Cross and Kurt Engfehr. Anadil recently co-produced THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST with Mira Nair.