Cinematographer and co-producer Ehab Assalʼs cinematic background started in the 1990s as a camera assistant on some iconic Hollywood films including The Apostle (1997) and The Insider (1999). Assal then returned to Palestine where he continued as a cinematographer on shorts and documentaries and first camera assistant on feature films. Now based in Nazareth, Ehab runs his newly formed production company, Yellowdawn Productions. Assal’s most recent works as a cinematographer include Elvis of Nazareth (2011), First Lesson (2010), Beatitudes (2009) and A Boy, A Wall and a Donkey (2008).

Accolades

Ehab Assal
Best Cinematography, 2013

Ehab Assal

Best Cinematography, 2013

Ehab Assal

Omar

Cinematographer and co-producer Ehab Assalʼs cinematic background started in the 1990s as a camera assistant on some iconic Hollywood films including The Apostle(1997) and The Insider (1999). Assal then…

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Films

Omar
2013

Omar

Palestine
2013

Omar

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2013 Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied…

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The Idol
2015

The Idol (Ya Tayr El Tayer)

Palestine, Qatar, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
2015

The Idol (Ya Tayr El Tayer)

Winner, Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2015 Mohammed and his sister Farrah are in many ways oblivious to their troubled surroundings. They…

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