Hani Alqattan is a Los Angeles and Middle East based director and writer. He wants to reach global audiences and make high quality drama features while working with talented people. In his early life In high school, he was closely attractive to music then worked in the theater field for about two years realizing that is art is a very wide world for matching his self expression and personal feelings. “Making films for me is the only language that speaks for what behind the mask and the depth in a leaf, it speaks for what the eye can't see and what the ears deny," says Alqattan.
He says directing is like being a father because it requires you to take care of every aspect of the movie making process in order to deliver specific deep and believable touchy experiment to the audience. Also, he feels directing makes you like a ship captain by working with different types of talent, communicating the vision and delivering the story its specific destination. Both directing and cinematography are important to him because he loves to connect with people. Details for him are very critical because they will provide more realistic experience and involved the audience in the story axis.
Tears Are Human Thriller ⋄ Drama A refugee lives in the U.S suffers from her brother disappearance since the war happened. Finds an evidence that leads her to the only witness who’s about to go overseas, but the probability of her brother death make her hesitate.
Film (Drama, Romance, Thriller and Short) Director - Producer Jihad needs to find a way to live with Naphtali in spite being a drug addict.
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Film (Drama, Musical and Short) -Producer Kling searches for his past love in the ghost town home.
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department After their mother's death at the hands of cancer, two siblings ponder how their lives will be affected by their decision to move back to their hometown in Saudi Arabia from America.
Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A teen risks his life in an underground Russian Roulette in order to earn money to save his ill mom.
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew The predictability of math meets the unpredictability of life.
Film (Drama, Thriller and Short) Director - producer - writer It's about a Muslim family migrated abroad whose only daughter Amal, who after the martyrdom of her father (Joseph) who was assassinated because of a suicide bomb in an award ceremony in France is going through a strong psychology trauma and heavier grief on her Mother (Sabrin). A new step taken by her mother creates a new hope 'Amal' for both of them. Written by Hani Alqattan
Film (Short and Music) Cinematographer Josh and EDM producer, and Dj. He's dream is to participate in the most important EDM festival. He will have to fight for his dream. Leaving family and friendship behind.
Best Film Competition (special mention)
New York Film Academy