Ashraf Ghori, is an artist, filmmaker and entrepreneur from India based in the UAE from his childhood. He is best known for creating UAE's first CGI Science Fiction film Xero Error which also won recognition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. He is the CEO and founder of digital design agency Xpanse CGI.
Ghori moved to Dubai at the age of 2. His first professional work appeared in the pages of magazines published by Khaleej Times. He was a regular illustrator for Young Times from 1989 until 2001.
His artwork has appeared in various international publications as well as an exclusive Comic Art Exhibit in Houston. Ghori was a founding member of Tempest Comics in Houston, Texas, and produced a 4-issue series 'Tempest Comics Presents'. He was a featured artist at Dallas Comic Con, 1994 (Dallas, Texas).
Ghori was on the judges panel for the Kuwait Arab Advertising Awards for the years 2006 and 2007.
He is active on social media and is ranked as a top twitter user from the UAE.
He has won awards for his animation and design work in the UAE.
Name: Ashraf Ghori
Lives in: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Occupation: Animator, Art Director, Director, Production Designer, Storyboard Artist and Visual Effects Artist