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)

Wadi Al Nasara (2016)

Wadi Al Nasara Short Film | Documentary An absent side from Syria, lost in the midst of the uproar that is ongoing there. Wadi Al-Nasara which means “Valley of Christians” is an area in western Syria. Most people in the area are Eastern Orthodox Christians. All footage was shot on location in 2010, edited for… Continue reading Wadi Al Nasara (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)

Self Imprisonment (2014)

Self Imprisonment Short Film | Fiction A strayed man on a deserted place looking for shelter and he faces the strangest coincidence.   I’ve started this (Zero-Budget) project during my stay in Jordan early in 2012 with my friends Beabars Appesh and Mohammad Jabasini as Actors, unfortunately, due to being unsettled, work and travel, we… Continue reading Self Imprisonment (2014)

To This Day (2013)

To This Day Short Film | Animation My participation in (To This Day) project. To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual. Schools and families are in… Continue reading To This Day (2013)

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)