Filmmaker & Animator

TAKRAR (2023)

TAKRAR Experimental Short Film “TAKRAR” is an experimental film that celebrates the timeless and intricate beauty of ancient craftsmanship. Filmed in Istanbul, the film takes us on a mesmerizing journey into the past, paying homage to Islamic, Ottoman, Greek, and Byzantine art forms. It’s hard to believe that I have finished working on this film,… Continue reading TAKRAR (2023)

collage i: vienna (2023)

collage i: vienna (2023) Experimental Short Film In the first film of the “Collage” experimental series, I wanted to show Vienna from a unique perspective by creating a seamless and uninterrupted experience that captures its hustle and bustle during the day. As night falls, the echo of Asmahan’s classic “Merry Nights in Vienna” fills the… Continue reading collage i: vienna (2023)

Four Acts for Syria (2019)

Four Acts for Syria Short Animation Film | Poetry Eleven years ago, the Syrian conflict started, one of the most tragic conflicts in the Middle East, taking many victims and causing untold suffering.   Syria, an ancient culture, has historically been a country of great diversity. Syrian co-creators Kevork Mourad (of Armenian descent) and Waref… Continue reading Four Acts for Syria (2019)

Stadt, Licht & Bewegung (2016)

Stadt, Licht & Bewegung Experimental Short Film As someone from the Middle East, when I first came to Germany, I was fascinated by everything I saw, the architecture, the nature and the people. I wanted to somehow capture this feeling while it was still fresh.I was interested in the concept of the city in an… Continue reading Stadt, Licht & Bewegung (2016)

In Damascus (2014)

In Damascus Short Film | Poetry This film is about Damascus, an 11,000 years old city, the most ancient & precious of cities, set to the poetry of the world-famous Palestinian poet / author Mahmoud Darwish. More than three years have passed since the idea inception up to this moment.   This project was my… Continue reading In Damascus (2014)

Silent Thoughts (2009)

Silent Thoughts Short Film | Clay Animation An old man struggling daily with his writer’s block, or is he afraid to write?   Directed by: Waref Abu Quba & Antoine Entabi. Music by: Markus Nestele Sponsored by the General Secretariat of Damascus, Arab Capital of Culture, in 2008.   WINNER | Bronze award for short… Continue reading Silent Thoughts (2009)