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The Unlucky Hamster

Spring Grants 2018

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


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!


Abdulaziz Khashabi
Abdulaziz Khashabi

About the Director

Abdulaziz Mohammed Khashabi is a Qatari engineer and filmmaker. He has had 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 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 at Ajyal Film Festival 2020, and 'Revenge Knows Nothing'.

Awards and Festival History


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


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    Abdulaziz Khashabi

    GreenTree Production

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