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Cinematographer - Storyteller - Adventurer


Ahmad Abushamma, originally from Amman, Jordan, has been living and working as a cinematographer, assistant camera, and editor in Las Vegas since 2018. He graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas's undergraduate program in film.

With a keen interest in exploring world cultures and highlighting marginalized voices, Ahmad’s has a uniquely insightful approach to visual storytelling. Whether he is directing his own creative vision or helping realize someone else’s, he applies this same curiosity for humanity and passion for the art of storytelling to all of his work.

As a filmmaker and cinematographer, Ahmad has primarily worked on short films and documentaries. He has received several awards for this work, such as the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest Chapter's Outstanding Achievement Awards in Student Craft in 2019, 2020, and 2021. He has also maintained involvement in the Nevada Women's Film Festival and the Las Vegas Film Festival.

In addition to his work as a cinematographer and documentary filmmaker, Ahmad works professionally as a first and second assistant camera as well as a camera operator on big local and national TV and film production.




The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy) 

Windsor Park Short Documentary

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy)

The Day The Lights Went Out

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy)

The Lost City Museum 2019

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