Dimitri Yuri is a Brazilian screenwriter/director based in Doha, Qatar. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University (majoring in Art History), Dimitri began to write and direct commercials for a variety of reputable companies such as Ooredoo, Qatar Petroleum, and Qatar Airways. Dimitri created and directed the pilot for the Al Jazeera Arabic variety show "About Cinema" which was later picked up for a season. Dimitri’s latest script, Blood at the Root , won the Gold Prize at the 2018 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. His short narrative film Falling Leaves received nominations and awards from a variety of international festivals, as well as being featured in Short of the Week. Dimitri currently works as a Writer/Director for The Film House, a Qatar-based production company.