"다마스쿠스에서"다마스쿠스에 관한 영화,
세계적으로 유명한 팔레스타인 시인 / 저자 마흐무드 다르위시(Mahmoud Darwis)의 시를 설정하여 제작하게 되었다는 다마스쿠스를 위한 단편영화로 제작기간이 총 3년의 시간이 걸렸으며, 2달의 편집기간에 걸쳐 완성하였다.
마흐무드 다르위시(Mahmoud Darwis)
팔레스타인의 시인으로 레바논에서 PLO(팔레스타인해방기구)에 가담하여 파리와 튀니지를 오가며 활동하였다. 단순하고 일상적인 언어로 고향을 잃은 팔레스타인 민족의 아픔을 대변하는 시를 썼다.
"In Damascus" is a film about Damascus, an 11,000 years old city, the most ancient and precious of cities, set to the poetry of the world famous Palestinian poet / author Mahmoud Darwish.
Winner | Outstanding Cinematography in the Autumn Shorts Film Festival, Somerset, Kentucky USA 2015.
• ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Münster|Berlin - 2016
• Arab Film Festival, San Francisco, CA – 2016
• 9th Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival - 2015
• Autumn Shorts Film Festival, Somerset, Kentucky USA - 2015
Waref has a bachelor in Fine Arts with big passion for filmmaking. Since 2007 Waref has worked as a freelancer with major companies in Syria, such as (JWT, Puplivison-DDB, IGO-Emaar, BJ Concept, Zeronine Advertising, The Syria Trust for Development). He made the short clay animated film (Silent Thoughts), the film was awarded with the bronze award for short feature film competition at Damascus film Festival (2009).
Since 2011 Waref has expand his work to reach the Arabic countries, such as (UAE, KSA, Qatar, Lebanon, Libya) and did a number of remarkable projects for major companies in this areas, offering his clients high quality 2D and 3D animations, motion-graphics and info-graphics beside concept developing and corporate video direction.