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The Unlucky Hamster

Spring Grants 2018
Current project status: COMPLETED

Abdulaziz Khashabi / Short Narrative / Qatar / 6 min / Original Language: English / Interests: Animation

Synopsis

The story of a hamster who waited patiently in a pet shop, hoping someday, someone will bring him home with them. Many people pass by his small tank without noticing him before someone finally walks up to him and decides to buy him. The hamster becomes very excited to be finally bought, but unfortunately, he won’t be happy for long!

Credits

Director
Abdulaziz Khashabi
Screenwriter
Abdulaziz Khashabi

About the Director

Abdulaziz Mohammed Khashabi is a Qatari engineer and filmmaker. He graduated from the University of Portsmouth in the UK and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. He has a passion for animation films, ever since he grew up watching cartoons and Disney classics. He has written numerous scripts, including a feature film, several short films, and a 15-episode traditional Qatari series. He is known for his short film 'The Unlucky Hamster', which won the Made in Qatar Special Jury Award at the Ajyal Film Festival 2019. In addition, he has directed and produced other short animated films such as; 'Hope', which won the best short film award in Ajyal Film Festival 2020, and the upcoming short film 'Revenge Knows Nothing'.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

"Ajyal FF 2019
Shorts Cuts to Qatar, QAI screening in NYC 2019"

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Abdulaziz Khashabi

    Company: 
    GreenTree Production
    Email: 
    a.khashabi@hotmail.com

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