NEWS

2019

- "Echoes" (Writer, Director) has been selected for the TorinoFilmLab Alumni Meeting in Torino, Italy!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the NORD SHORTS CINEMA TOUR 2019, Germany! 

- FINALIST: "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) is a competition finalist at the 8th UTAH FILM FESTIVAL, USA! 

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 20th LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Germany! 

2018

- WINNER"BEST PRODUCER" for "What Comes from Outside" at the  SUNLIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Berlin, Germany!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 29th ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Turkey! 

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 33rd INDEPENDENT FILMFEST in Osnabrück, Germany!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 2nd BUDDHA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Maharashtra, India!

- WINNER:: "What Comes from Outside" wins "Best Suspense/Thriller Short" at the 1st REDLINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Toronto, Canada!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 27th DaKINO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Bucharest, Romania!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 1st REDLINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Toronto, Canada!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer, Director) has been selected for the 6th SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BBF FICTION in Schobenhausen, Germany!

- Head Writer for "DIE SPEZIALISTEN", 12 episode crime drama TV series produced by UFA Fiction and German broadcaster ZDF.

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer & Director) has been nominated for the MAX OPHÜLS AWARD  2018!

2017

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer & Director) has been nominated for the MAX OPHÜLS AWARD  2018!

- "What Comes from Outside" (Writer, Producer & Director) received the "PRÄDIKAT BESONDERS WERTVOLL"  from Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) has been selected for the TEL AVIV INTL. STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Israel!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) has been selected for the SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, USA!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) won BEST STUDENT SHORT at the NASHVILLE INTL. FILM FESTIVAL!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) won BEST SHORT FILM at the AUSTRIAN AMERICAN FILM FEST in NYC!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) won BEST NORDIC SHORT FILM at the NORDIC FILM FESTIVAL in New York!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) won BEST NARRATIVE STUDENT SHORT at AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL, USA!

 

2016

- WINNER of the WIM WENDERS SCHOLARSHIP 2016! More info HERE.

- FINALIST for the WIM WENDERS SCHOLARSHIP 2016!

 

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) has been selected for the NORDIC FILM FESTIVAL in New York, USA!

- "The Art of Not Appearing" (Exec. Producer & Editor) has been selected for the AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL in Texas, USA!

- "A Good Man" has been selected for the BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL in New York, USA (World Premiere)

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the FRAGMENTS FILMFESTIVAL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS in Graz, Austria!

- Recipient of the "Cast & Cut" Scholarship, 6 months residency and production grant, Hanover, Germany.

- Short film retrospective at the EXPLOSIVE! Festival in Bremen, Germany.

 

 

 

2015

 

 

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 1st KARAMA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL in Gaza!

 

-  Scholarship by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2015.

 

- "Männer zeigen Filme & Frauen ihre Brüste" (Associate Prod.) has been pre-selected for the GERMAN ACADEMY AWARDS!

 

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 14th TIBURON FILM FESTIVAL, USA!

 

Story Development Grant by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg for the feature film script "MYSTERIENSPIEL".

 

 

2014

 

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 6th FESTIVAL INT’L DU COURT-METRAGE  in Lebanon!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 5th KARAMA HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL in Jordan!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 4th INT’L YOUTH FESTIVAL OF SHORT CINEMA METERS in Russia!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 11th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE in Konstanz, Germany!

 

- WINNER: "Silver Trophy" for "God Is the Greatest", Golden Diana International Film Festival, Germany!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL 2014 in Florida, USA!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 8th KINOFEST INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL in Romania!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 11th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES FENACO in Peru!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 28th INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST BRAUNSCHWEIG in Germany!

 

"Siham" (producer, co-writer) has been selected for the 22nd Raindance Film Festival 2014 in the UK!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the Calgary International Film Festival in Calgary, Canada!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 19th Portobello Film Festival in London, UK!

 

- WINNER: "Gold Trophy" for "God Is the Greatest", Festival of Nations, Austria!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the International Film Festival Klopeiner See in Austria!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 4th Autumn Shorts Film Festival in Somerset, USA!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 9th Clipaward Film Festival in Mannheim, Germany!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 8th Film and Art Festival Two Riversides in Poland!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the CineFringe Film Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 9th Sardinia Int'l Film Festival in Italy!

 

- WINNER: "Siham" (producer, co-writer) won "Best Live Action Student Short" at the 20th Palm Springs Film Festival!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 8th Wendland Short Film Festival in Germany!

 

- WINNER: "Best Director Award" at the 1st Samyak Short Film & Documentary Festival in Pune, India!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 12th Brescello Film Festival in Italy!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 1st Samyak Short Film & Documentary Festival in Pune, India!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 13th Short Film Festival Dr. Mabuse in Barcelona, Spain!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 5th Leiden International Short Film Experience in Holland!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 11th Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona, Paris and New York!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 13th Reggio Film Festival in Italy!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 11th Kinoki International College Film Festival in Mexico City!

 

"Siham" (producer, co-writer) has been selected for the 20th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival & ShortFest

 

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 12th International Film Festival Salento Finibus Terrae in Italy!

 

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the Festival of Nations in Austria!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 4th CA' FOSCARI Festival in Venice, Italy!

 

"Siham" (producer, co-writer) has been selected for the ORIGINAL NARRATIVE Festival in Dubai, UAE!

 

"Siham" (producer, co-writer) has been selected for the LEBANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 in Beirut, Lebanon!

 

"God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the LEBANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2014, in Beirut, Lebanon!

 

 

2013

 

 

-  Scholarship by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2013.

 

- "God Is the Greatest" has been selected for the 48th HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Germany!

 

- "The Amateurs" has been selected for this years BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL