QFF 2015 - Production/Post-Production Stage
‘1001 Days’ tells the story of the life of Sheherezade, the creative and heroic storyteller. Within a traditional fairy-tale structure, this animated short addresses eternal issues like sacrifice, equality and bravery, and considers how today’s women deserve equal treatment and privileges. Night after night, Sheherezade fought for her life by crafting stories for the King. ‘1001 Days’ imagines a story behind the famous fable, and a strong woman who fights for her independence, dignity and freedom.
- Aisha Al-Jaidah
- Aisha Al-Jaidah, Latifa Al-Darwish
- Ben Robinson
- Executive Producer
- Basel Owies
About the Director
Aisha Al-Jaidah began her animation career professionally in 2010 at Al Jazeera children’s channel as a senior animation producer, animating the first animated children’s series created by a local in Qatar. With the scholarship awarded by the Supreme Education Council of Qatar, Aisha has pursued her dream to study animation and managed to graduate from Kingston University London, as the first Qatari citizen to hold a BA Hons in Illustration & Animation. This achievement has motivated Aisha to create and run her own animation company and hopes to showcase the creativity and inspiration Qatar has to offer.
Aisha Al Jaida
- Blue Penguin Animation
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