Chamoun Issa

Chamoun Issa

Film director / Screenwriter

  • Location: London
  • Freelancer: Available

I am an award-winning film director working across genres (incl. drama, comedy and sci-fi) and industries (fiction films, commercials and virals).

Key skills include screenwriting, script editing, pitching, collaborating with a film team, directing actors, meeting deadlines, staying on budget, incorporating feedback and knowledge of film history as well as current trends, advertising and social media.

I deliver films of high technical and artistic quality that are selected for film festivals, win awards, are featured in media and achieves viral success.

Work History

Film director/writer - Freelance

Jun 2006 - Present

Director - Armstrong film

2008 - 2011

Assistant to director Peter Thwaites - Gorgeous

2008 - 2008

Film co-ordinator - Stockholm International Film Festival

Jan 2001 - Dec 2002

Scholarship co-ordinator - Stockholm International Film Festival

2000 - 2000

Director-producer - August Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’

May 1999 - Jul 1999

Script editor - Feature Film: ‘Blomstertid’

1998 - 1999

Assistant to the director - Kolhusteatern

May 1998 - Jul 1998

Education

Fiction Direction - MA - National Flm & Television School

2003 - 2005

Film history and Film theory - Bachelor's degree - Stockholm University

1997 - 1999

Film production - Qualification type unknown - Stockholms filmskola

1997 - 1998

Moving Image - Qualification type unknown - Folkuniversitetet

1996 - 1996

Moving Image - Qualification type unknown - Komvux

1996 - 1996

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