Mahmoud Al Massad
Director, script writer and producer. He received acclaim for his feature documentaries SHATTER HASSAN, RECYCLE and THIS IS MY PICTURE WHEN I WAS DEAD, reaching audiences world- wide.
RECYCLE was awarded the World Best Cinematography Award at Sundance in 2008, screened at over 130 international film festivals and was theatrically released in several European countries. CBS television screened the film, The Arab World Child Association chose Al Massad to be the 2002 Arab Ambassador of Culture. His films were used in the curriculum of film academies. He instructed film making and storytelling workshops in universities in several countries his latest film, "Blessed Benefit" a narrative feature, which premiered in 2016 at Toronto International Film Festival and won the NETPAC jury award for the Best Asian film as well as the Special jury award for best acting. The film is now at Netflix.