Private Project

Made Of Clay

“Made of Clay” is the story of Ahmed, a passionate young stop-motion artist. Ahmed wants to pursue his dream, but finds it difficult to do so because of his father’s views on his art. In an attempt to gain his father’s acceptance, Ahmed unravels the truth behind his dissatisfaction. What Ahmed could not have foreseen is that in uncovering his father’s past, he learns something about his own future.

  • Fayssal Bin Sahli
  • Fayssal Bin Sahli
  • Amena Al Nowais
  • Alicia Gonzalez
    Excecutive Producer
  • Fadi Wahbeh
  • Farah Diab
    Director of Photography
  • Mohamed Marei
  • Fayssal Bin Sahli
    Assistant Editor
  • Khaled Bin Sahli
    Camera Assistant
  • Waleed Al Madani
    Camera Assistant
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 16, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    United Arab Emirates
  • Country of Filming:
    United Arab Emirates
  • Language:
    Arabic, English
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  • Student Project:
  • NYC Shorts 2015
    New York, USA
    September 26, 2015
    World Premiere
  • DOCS NYC 2015
    New York, USA
  • Arab Film Festival San Francisco 2015
    San Francisco, USA
  • Mizna Twin Cities Arab Film Festival 2015
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2016
    Montana, USA
  • DC Independent Film Festival
    United States
    March 12, 2016
  • Zayed University Middle East Film Festival
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
    May 1, 2016
    Best Emerging Filmmaker
Director Biography - Fayssal Bin Sahli

Fayssal Bin Sahli is a 21-year-old Emirati filmmaker living in Dubai. He’s passionate about making films varying from narrative to documentaries. Finding inspiration from old BBC documentaries that influenced his belief in the power of visual storytelling, therefore, he’s inclined to experiment with various approaches when it comes to delivering his messages to his audience.

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