Amal Al-Agroobi began her cinema career as a director. Her directorial debut was Half Emirati, a short film that was released in 2012. The film was produced by her own production company ALAGROOBI Films. Her next critically acclaimed project was The Brain That Sings. The movie received Emirates NBD People's Choice Award in December 2013 at the Dubai International Film Festival. She has gone on to shoot several documentaries and is now moving towards fiction.