Osama Al-Zain


Osama Al-Zain is a filmmaker and writer. He received his undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Jordan. After winning the Moris Sheer Award for short videos at The International Competition for Students Artist sponsored by Savannah College of Art and Design, he moved to the USA to pursue his graduate studies in film and video. He finished his Masters degree of Arts in Film and Video from the American University, Washington DC.


Osama Al-Zain has worked on documentaries about social and political issues. His credits include writing, producing, and directing shorts, documentaries, and public service announcements. Transparency, an award-wining documentary, which he produced and directed, was screened in more than 16 cities in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Osama Al-Zain lives in Washington DC where he works as an art director/multimedia producer. He is in the final stages of releasing Ground Zero(s), a feature length documentary, he produced and directed, about the events of 911 from a Palestinian perspective.



Transparency, 30', DV, Documentary (USA, 2002)
Reflection, 1’, Beta SP, Experimental (USA, 2002)