‘The Waiting’, chronicles the haunting emotions felt when family members disappear as a result of civil war and conflict. Using stop motion, the film chronicles 40 years in the life of one family among thousands in Lebanon, who missed one member and are still waiting for them to return or waiting to know their fate.
Awards: Gold - Film Craft Best Direction - Dubai Lynx
Completed in 2018.
Written and Directed by Areej Mahmoud.
Produced by Stoked Films.
Client: International Committee of the Red Cross
Executive Producers: Charbel Aouad & Rita El Hachem
Line producer: Danny Saneh
Dop: Pol Orpinell
Art director: Charbel Zgheib
Wardrobe Stylist: Ramy Hajj
Editor: Alex Ikonomidis
Post House: Pixel Mob
Colorist: Dima Geagea
Visual effects: Bassem Nicholas
Audio: DB Studio
Sound Design: Rana Eid
Foley Artist: Vanessa Kanaan