Aladdin El-Kadi joined SISTER in 2021 as Manager, Development in Los Angeles. He reports to Chief Creative Executive Kate Fenske.
Aladdin began his entertainment career at Silver Pictures, founded by veteran producer Joel Silver, before joining Voltage Pictures (The Hurt Locker, Dallas Buyers Club). Most recently, he worked in feature film development at EntertainmentOne, where he covered high priority eOne/Hasbro properties, including projects with Karl Gajdusek, F. Gary Gray, and Noushin Jahanian. Aladdin represented eOne on set for the production of Scott Beck and Bryan Woods’ Haunt.
Aladdin holds an M.F.A. in Creative Producing from Columbia College Chicago, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
WHAT IS YOUR IDEA OF PERFECT JOY?
An empty gym; it’s a truly meditative/therapeutic experience.
ON WHAT OCCASION DO YOU LIE?
Whenever I say that I don’t want dessert at a restaurant.
IF YOU WERE TO DIE AND COME BACK AS A PERSON OR A THING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Despite barely having a modicum of interest in the sport, an English Premier League soccer (apologies, “football”) player; that lifestyle is unmatched.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESSION?
“Tyrant Boot,” an Obey Giant screen print, signed by artist Shepard Fairey (most recognized for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster during the 2008 U.S. presidential election). I had it custom framed by Framing Devil.
WHO HAS THE GREATEST VOICE (SPOKEN OR SINGING)?
Hannah Reid of London Grammar