Abdulrahman Al Madani started making films in 2012, focusing particularly on social issues.

His first documentary short, The Gamboo3a Revolution (2012), won awards at the Gulf Film Festival and the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. He has also directed a number of other short films, including Guilt (2013), Nagafa (2014) and Laymoun (2019), which was awarded the Sharjah Film Platform Short Film Production Grant in 2018.

Al Madani received a bachelor's degree in applied media studies from the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai (2014), and completed a one-year filmmaking diploma programme at the New York Film Academy Abu Dhabi (2015). His thesis film, Beshkara (2015), premiered at the Dubai International Film Festival the same year.

Al Madani was born in 1992 in Dubai, where he continues to live and work.

SAF participation:
Sharjah Film Platform Short Film Production Grant awardee (2018)

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