Iqbal graduated from Stanford University with degrees in biology and creative writing. He completed his MFA degree in film production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts.
He recently completed his directorial feature debut, THE ANSWER, a sci-fi/thriller that premiered at the esteemed IMAGINE film festival in Amsterdam. It has also screened at several other prominent festivals, including Shriekfest (Best Feature Winner) and the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
His feature script for STEM was a finalist at the 2015 Beverly Hills Film Festival and Shriekfest 2015. He is currently seeking financing to direct STEM in 2016.
In addition to these projects, Iqbal co-produced the theatrically-released feature film entitled SPLINTER. His short horror film for STEM premiered at Screamfest and was the recipient of the "Best of the Next" award.
Iqbal has developed feature projects with Sam Raimi's company, Ghosthouse Pictures, as well as Monsterfoot Films, a Disney production company, in addition to working with Fox, Sony, and other production companies.
When not working on features, Iqbal directs commercials for cool people and cool products. Hit him up at email@example.com.