Ghassan ElKhouja

Ghassan ElKhouja is an independent filmmaker from Lebanon. He is a member of the Syndicate of Cinema Technicians in Lebanon and has worked as a coordinator for the Tripoli Film Festival, as well as a full-time lecturer and coordinator at the Department of Media Communication of the Faculty of Arts of AZM University.
He attended the Institut Supérieur National du Spectacle et des Arts de la Scène in Belgium and took several master classes for professionals in cinematography at the Lebanese Film Academy in 2001. Moreover, he obtained a diploma in writing and directing for cinema from the Institute for the Performing Arts in Jounieh, Lebanon.
He has made a lot of films, including HOME BUILDERS – a short documentary that was nominated for Best Short Film at the Green Unplugged Online Film Festival (2009). In 2004, his documentary RAMADAN KARIM was also nominated for Best Film Documentary at the Green Unplugged Online Film Festival. In 2003, his other short, LET’S PLAY was nominated for Best Short Film at the same festival.