Corniche Media encompasses film, television and theatre and is active in the financing, production and distribution of entertainment and content.

The Patience Stone, a French-Afghan war drama film directed by Atiq Rahimi.


Corniche Media is interested in focusing on bringing stories from the East and presenting them in a way for the West to understand. In essence it aims to bridge the gap between the two cultures; with the output produced always aiming to be more than than simply entertainment.

With that ethos firmly in place, Corniche Media has blossomed on the international independent film scene as a boutique operation capable of mounting eye-catching quality projects steered to the screen by Chairman and Executive Producer Hani Farsi.

Since 2005 Corniche Media has been involved in over 10 feature films and feature documentaries. many of which have graced international film festivals and enjoyed success in cinemas and across home entertainment platforms.

The Patience Stone, a French-Afghan war drama film directed by Atiq Rahimi.
The Time That Remains, a unique and deeply personal depiction of Palestine from Elia Suleiman.


Raine Group
In 2012 Corniche took a stake in Raine Group focussing exclusively on entertainment, digital media and sports. Founded in 2009 by Joseph Ravitch and Jeffrey Sine, in partnership with WME Entertainment, Raine has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Palo Alto and Beijing. With a global reach, Raine focuses on growth equity investments where its deep industry experience and unique network of strategic relationships, limited partners and advisory board members can create value for portfolio companies.

Teshkeel and The 99
In 2010 Corniche Media took a stake in Teshkeel Media Group, a Middle East based company focused on creating and re-engineering forms of children’s media based on or infused with localised culture, beginning with a proprietary superhero concept. The stake in Teshkeel aligns with the family office desire to build a bridge between the West and the Middle East. THE 99 represents an opportunity to reach out across cultures and provide positive role models for all.

The Time That Remains, a unique and deeply personal depiction of Palestine from Elia Suleiman.
Corniche Media produced 'An Evening With Mel Brooks'.


Corniche Media’s diverse film slate reflects a passion for impactful storytelling and a desire to bring commercially viable culturally relevant tales to viewers. Past feature films include Elia Suleiman’s Cannes Official Selection film The Time That Remains, Mira Nair’s Venice Film Festival opener The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and the Sundance Award Winning Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days on Earth. Upcoming projects include Ahd Kamel’s feature film debut My Driver & I, and Annemarie Jacir’s All Before You.

Corniche Media recently expanded into the television sector, developing and producing projects for premium streamiers and cable networks.

Corniche Media’s recent theatre projects include the Tony Award winning Broadway and West End musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, and Mel Brook’s London one man show, An Evening With Mel Brooks, which was performed at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

Corniche Media produced 'An Evening With Mel Brooks'.
Hani Farsi, Chairman and Executive Producer


Hani Farsi
Until the age of 15 lived in Jeddah but travelled widely with his father; thereafter Hani Farsi went to South Kent School Connecticut and then attended the American University in Washington DC, graduating with a BA/ Masters in International Affairs. He continues to play an active role at his alma mater and has served on the board of trustees since 1996. From 1993 until 2000 he sat on the board of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre, personally subsidizing the acclaimed London Theatre and saving it from closure until Lottery funding was allocated. From 1998 he invested in the burgeoning field of London restaurants and membership clubs, building up the largest shareholding in the Soho House Group, before selling to Richard Caring, Caprice Ltd, in the summer of 2007. Hani Farsi became a British citizen in 2003.

Hani Farsi, Chairman and Executive Producer