Writer, editor, director (South Africa)

Khalid studied film at the university of Middlesex in London and graduated in 1997.

Since then he has been trained as a Director for the Viacom network and worked in the industry in the UK for over 8 years.

Hailing from a Libyan father and South African mother, Khalid settled in South Africa in 2005 to make his debut multi award-winning documentary on the life death and legacy of Apartheid struggle hero, Imam Abdullah Haron. The Imam was Khalid’s grandfather and the film is aptly titled ‘Imam and I’.

After lecturing for two and a half years in the Film school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, specializing in screenwriting and post-production,
Khalid is resolute that in order for this craft to be successful, the practice must be bridged at both academic and industry levels.

He now runs a small but successful Production company, tubafilms, in Cape Town.

Khalid is actively Writing, Directing, Producing and Editing in the South African Film industry and is passionate about the current climate of filmmaking in SA having served on the boards of The South African Screen Federation (SASFED),
the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO), the Documentary Filmmakers’ Association (DFA) and the Producers’ Alliance (TPO).