RAFEY MAHMOOD DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - MECCA is an award winning D.O.P from India. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India in 1989. He began his career in Mumbai working as a Directory of Photography in 1994 to present. His work spans many genres from feature films, television series, documentary/shorts, and commercials. His feature and documentary works include: Journey To Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta, Mithya (Rotterdam Film Festival), Raghu Romeo (National Award for Best Hindi Film 2004), Private Detective and Tarana (Golden Lotus Award for the Best Non-Fiction film at the National Film Awards), not to mention his extensive commercial film work with many prestigious clients. For his work in Journey to Mecca he was trained extensively in Los Angeles on how to use the IMAX® cameras prior to shooting the Hajj in Mecca in December of 2007.


Ibn Battuta: Chems Eddine Zinoun
The Highwayman: Hassam Ghancy
Ibn Muzaffar: Nadim Sawalha
Hamza: Nabil Elouahabi


Director/Co-Screenwriter: Bruce Neibaur
Executive Producer: Jake Eberts
Producer: Jonathan Barker
Producer: Dominic Cunningham-Reid
Producer: Taran Davies
Co-Producer: Dima Alansari
Co-Producer: Dounia Benjelloun
Co-Producer: Al-Zain Al-Sabah
Screenwriter: Tahir Shah
Screenwriter: Carl Knutson
Supervising: Producer Diane Roberts
Supervising: Producer Tony Thatcher
Line Producer: Daniel Ferguson
Director Of Photography: Matthew Williams
Production Designer: Mike Fowlie
Art Director: Philip Murphy
Editor: Jean-Marie Drot
Costume Designer: Emma Bellocq
Location Director - Mecca: Abdul Latif Salazar
Director Of Photography - Mecca: Afshin Javadi
Director Of Photography - Mecca: Ghasem Ebrahimian
Director of Photography – Mecca: Rafey Mahmood