Animation Director and Writer based in Riyadh. Driven by a passion for animation and its capacity as a liberating medium, she fearlessly weaves personal narratives that transcend boundaries and resonate with a universal emotional experience.
Hala earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Animation and Motion Arts from Pratt Institute. With each project, she explores her unique voice and the depths of her imagination. Her short films, "The Dark Cloud" (stop-motion animation) and "The Palm Witch" (3D animation), have been showcased at film festivals and platforms both in the Arab region and internationally. Such as Netflix Middle East, Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, the Saudi Film Festival in Dhahran, Original Narrative Film Festival at AUS in the United Arab Emirates.
Currently, Hala is passionately immersed in the development of her very own animation project as both Writer and Director. Seamlessly blending her storytelling skills and artistic practice to bring her vision to life.