Sabine Kahwaji is a Canada based director and filmmaker. We came across Sabine’s work while scrolling through social media and were stunned by what she has done. In a short time, she has released a short film with selections at many festivals including two out in Los Angeles and out in Manchester! Currently, she creates film coverage for big record labels and artists, most of which you’ve heard of. This is just the start of a promising career for the 21-year-old so we had her in for a fun interview below!
When did you discover your love for your craft and what made you realize you wanted to pursue a career in it?
I would say around the age of 14. I was accidentally enrolled in a media class that taught the foundations of film and I believe that’s what sparked it. I loved storytelling growing up and that class introduced me to transforming those words to the big screen. Everything felt so natural with editing and the whole filmmaking process that it never felt like work and I just knew then this was something I would love to do forever.
However, I didn’t realize how much I could utilize my passion into a career until I released a short film back in 2017. After that short film, I had time to map out how I was going to tackle this career choice to turn my passion into actual work. That’s when I decided I wanted to mix both my love for music and film and went full out with work in the music industry… more