Other Roles: Producer, Editor
Areas of Focus: Documentaries, Feature Films, Foreign Films
Organization: SSD Films, LLC
Tarek Albaba is an Arab American filmmaker with over 17 years of experience. Recently, Tarek was hired to produce an original documentary series for STX entertainment and NETFLIX. Also in 2019, Tarek was the Associate Director on a biography series for Apple TV + which will premiere in June of 2020. Tarek is passionate about documentaries/true crime series that are social justice-focused. His work has been featured on Discovery Channel, History Channel, Spike TV, NBC, Facebook Watch and Apple TV +. Tarek has developed a feature film focusing on his grandparents’ struggle for survival during the Nakba (Catastrophe) of 1948 in Palestine.
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
- First place Documentary award – Islamic Scholarship Fund (Film grant)
- Winner – Affinis Labs writing competition – Disruptors Hackathon (Writing grant)
- First place Documentary award – Al Talib Foundation (Film grant)