Omar Khalifa is a British writer, director and former journalist who cut his teeth in tv news and programmes under Oscar and Emmy- award-winning producers.

Represented by Alfredo in Toronto, his commercial work includes films for clients such as Vodafone, Chevrolet and Qatar Airways, and his recent award-winning narrative work includes New York Festivals gold in 2019 and Cannes Corporate gold 2019 for short INTERPOL drama, Aqila (2018).

Now also a published author, Omar was awarded gold for his children’s book, Alphabet City (Bloomsbury Qatar), at the International Book Awards (2019).

Currently writing to direct short films, tv series and developing his second piece of children's fiction.