Director, Screenwriter and Creative Producer Khalid EL - Jelailati is the founder and CEO of Image State Films a motion picture, television and digital production studio which is pioneering a new model for indie filmmaking in Africa. Producing high quality micro budget film, television and digital content.
With years of experience as a Director, Screenwriter and Content Producer on short, medium and long form productions. Khalid has developed an authentic filmic style, shaped by his love for classic and independent cinema.
Having been raised between two cultures, that of an Arabesque Lebanon and a Spirited South Africa.
He leverages the experiences of these environments to inform his strong visual identity - which is dynamic, traditional and uniquely emotive.