Ali Asad

Last updated 09 January 2020

Ali Asad

Born: Wednesday 11th October 1961 (age: 62)


Originally trained in fine art at Goldsmiths college where he began using film as a medium. He started his film career in music videos and commercials.

His first feature ROLLIN¹ WITH THE NINES won best British film at Raindance 2005 and was nominated for best first feature at BAFTA 2006. Ali won best cinematography at the Toronto film festival 2011 for his work on the feature A LONELY PLACE TO DIE, (the feature also won best action film at TIFF). Other films: Doghouse, The Hooligan Factory for Altitude Films, THE WEE MAN (Winner best film at the Scottish BAFTAs, 2013). Soon to be released STILL WATERS.

Currently working on a personal project, Quicksand For Beginners, an installation about the Israeli / Palestinian conflict.