Writer CV


Ali’s Wedding (Feature Film) now on NETFLIX

♦ Winner Australian Academy (AACTA) Award – Best Original Screenplay

♦ Winner Australian Writers Guild (AWGIE) Award – Best Original Screenplay

♦ Winner Film Critics Circle of Australia Award – Best Screenplay

♦ Winner Australian Critics Association Award – Best Screenplay

Tennessine (Feature Film) in post-production

When the Birds Aren’t Free to be Buried (Feature Animation) in development

Be Less Beautiful (Feature Film) in development


House of Gods (Series Creator, Writer – 6 X 1 hour drama, ABC, in development)

Babylonia (Co-Creator, Showrunner, Writer, 8 X 30 hour drama, SBS, in development)

The Clearing (Writer, 8 X 1 hour drama, Disney Star, in development)

Two Refugees and a Blonde (10 episode Web Series, YouTube)

Baghdad to the Burbs (8 X 30 mins TV Sitcom/ development completed)


Good Muslim Boy (Malthouse Theatre Company/ Queensland Theatre)

The Bus Stop (Department of Justice)

Be Less Beautiful – in development


Good Muslim Boy

♦ Winner of the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award

♦ Winner of the Golden Phoenix Award – Contribution to Iraqi Culture in Diaspora

♦ Highly Commended at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award