Maythem spent his formative years in Iraq before fleeing with his family into exile. He has over 20 years experience creating award-winning film and photography projects. As writer and director his films have been selected for major international film festivals, broadcasted, distributed theatrically and won many accolades and prizes.
Maythem was warded a B.A Hons in Photography by the University of Westminster. When not engaged on client commissions his main focus is on travel, portraiture and street photography. His photography has been exhibited in several one-man shows and joint exhibitions of award-winning projects such as AL-INTITHAR, INTERFACE and the more recent MY CAMERA IN EXILE collections.
Winner of Al Hambra Award for Excellence in the Arts, Maythem works with a diverse range of international clients as well as leading workshops and masterclasses in photography and filmmaking. In 2013 The Iraqi Ministry of Culture held an exhibition of Maythem’s work at the Iraqi Cultural Centre UK, which resulted in the development of a book due to be published in 2016.

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