Award-winning Palestinian filmmaker and producer Ihab Jadallah completed his B.A studies in Audio Visual Communication at CEU San Pablo, in Valencia, Spain in 2004, after which he received a three-year scholarship to study filmmaking at the Center for Cinematographic Studies of Catalonia in Barcelona. He has written, directed, and produced several highly acclaimed short films and documentaries, including the guerilla-style The Shooter 2007 and Looking for Zak 2009. The Flower Seller 2010 a thriller set in the West Bank, was selected for competition at the Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival and the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, He is currently working on Dead Sea, a full-length feature film. The script for Dead Sea was selected for the Binger Film Lab and won the Amiens Screenplay Development Fund Award (2009) and the 2 Awards for Development at the Torino Film Lab (2009) as well as the EP2C award. As a Producer, Ihab received the Producer Award at the Dubai Film Connection in 2009.
Working on several forms, Genres and formats, Ihab directed the video for an art installation, Copyleft was screened at several experimental film festival among the latest is the prestigious experimental Guanajuato Film Festival. His works have screened in more than 60 countries and in more than 100 festivals, museums and art galleries around the globe.
In addition to directing and producing his own films, Ihab worked on other films such as Omar by Hany Abu Assad (Jury Prize, Un Certain Regard, 2013 Cannes Film Festival), Salt of this Sea by Annemarie Jacir (Official Selection, Un Certain Regard, 2008 Cannes Film Festival), and Laila’s Birthday by Rashid Masharawi (2008).
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