Ronnie Khalil is former professional stand-up comedian who toured extensively in the Middle East, including numerous television comedy specials. He taught screenwriting at several universities, and is an award-winning producer, writer and director. He was also named one of the "100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40."
He has been featured on ABC News, BBC, CNN, The World, NPR, FOX, the European News Channel, Air America, and Al Jazeera, and has written articles for CNN.com and CollegeHumor.com. In addition to his film accomplishments, Ronnie was co-Founder of The Middle Eastern Comedy Festival in Los Angeles.
Ronnie is a strong proponent of creative freedom around the world, and lives in South Florida spending his days staring at the ocean and wondering what crazy thing tourists will do next.