About


From left: promotional images from an early short (2001); directing a historical docudrama in Morocco (2014); Best Film and Best Director awards for ‘La Khaima’ (2010).

Adam Shamash is an award-winning filmmaker best known for his compelling stories and rich visual style. He has directed short films and documentaries for numerous clients around the world, with a particular focus on the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. In 2014 Adam co-founded Film Pill, an acclaimed production company based in the dynamic East End of London (UK). Film Pill has produced content for the likes of Amazon, BBC, The New York Times, TEDx and Virgin. In 2016 Adam opened the North American office of Film Pill in Vancouver, Canada—heart of the so-called “Hollywood North.” Since then he has worked on film and tv productions for numerous major studios, including 20th Century Fox (‘Deadpool 2’, ‘Predator’), DC / Warner Brothers (‘Arrow’, ‘Legends of Tomorrow’), Hallmark Channel (‘When Calls the Heart’), and Netflix (‘Van Helsing’).

The colourful fusion of Iraqi-Jewish and Canadian heritage, Adam believes that film has the power to open hearts and transform minds. Adam’s short films have won several awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Audience Award. He holds a Master’s Degree in Filmmaking from Goldsmith’s / University of London (UK) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Filmmaking from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema (Montreal, Canada).

For more information please visit www.AdamShamash.com

Contact: adam@adamshamash.com