Mariam Khayat

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Mariam Khayat

Synopsis :
In the shallow waters of the Red Sea, a happy-go-lucky fish is forced to set out on a journey to save the sea creatures from the soulless monster before it kills all life underwater.

Director Biography :
Mariam Khayat is an animation writer and producer. She holds an MFA degree in Animation and Digital Arts from the University of Southern California. She recently produced the animation shorts "The Menace from Above" and "Saleeg," which are recipients of the Daw’ Film Fund by the Saudi Ministry of Culture.
Her previous animation shorts have screened at multiple film festivals around the world, namely the Lebanese Independent Film Festival and Silk Road International Film Festival in Ireland, and had won the Audience Choice Award at Mentor Arabia.
Mariam co-founded Cinepoetics Pictures, a film production studio, where she’s currently producing animation projects. When she's not making films, Mariam is swimming, or diving.