Mara Adina started her career as a production manager and then line producer at Kuwait National Television (KTV), whilst also producing with several Middle Easternproduction companies during her stay there. On her return to the UK, she produced her first feature film, Making Ugly (2011). Adina then established Vernon Films, an independent production company based in London. Currently she is in developmenton a feature film adaptation of Death of a Salaryman, by Fiona Campbell, directedby two-time BAFTA-winning director and Golden Bear nominee Adrian Sitaru. Shehas also released Counterpart, the first English-language film by Adrian Sitaru,which opened at Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival 2014 and has secured distribution in Europe, UK, and North America.