I'm a Palestinian Filmmaker from Gaza, based in Scotland. I hold an MA in Film directing from the UK.
Last year, I have written/directed my short film, Go Home, supported by Short Circuit program, funded by Screen Scotland and BFI. Go Home screened at 20 different festivals in 7 different countries including LSFF, GSFF, British Shorts, and others.
In 2019, my feature screenplay 'The Good Spirit' got selected for development at BellRock Screenwriting Residency funded by Creative Scotland and I took part in BellRock directing lab, led by Guyla Gazdag, the head of Sundance directors lab.
Also, my feature script 'Flowers' was shortlisted for Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab the same year.
In 2021, I took part in Edinburgh International Film Festival EIFF talent lab, and BFI NETWORK x Crew mentoring programme 2021, mentored by the director Dawn Shadforth.
This year, I started training for BBC Studios as a TV director on River City set. Also, shadowing Dawn Shadforth on I Hate Suzie 2 set.
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