Feras Fayyad



Feras Fayyad was born in Syria in 1984. He holds a BA in Audio-visual Arts and Filmmaking from the international film and television school EICAR in Paris. Fayyad has directed and edited several films, both documentaries and fiction, and has received particular recognition for his work on contemporary Syrian issues and the political transformation of the Arab world.

His films include “Behind the White Color” (2014) and “My Escape” (2016). “Last Men in Aleppo” (2017), which won the international documentary competition at Sundance Film Festival among with more than 18 other international awards (Best World Cinema Minneapolis/St. Paul IFF, Audience Award Washington DC IFF, Best World Cinema Sarasota FF, New Talent Award DocsBarcelona, DOX:AWARD - CPH:DOX, Best Film at Docs Against Gravity in Poland and the Inspiration Award Full Frame). He also recently produced, co-wrote and edited the short-film winner “One Day in Aleppo” (2017) directed by Ali Alibrahim.


Last Men in Aleppo (2017) as director
One Day in Aleppo (2017) as producer, co-writer and editor
Between the Fighter in Syria (2016) as director
My Escape (short - 2016) as director
Behind the White Color (short - 2014) as director
Wide Shot-Colse Shot (2013) as director
Windows (2013) as director