Ali Abu Khumra

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Ali Abu Khumra
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Born Ali Saad Hameed Abu Khumra
(1981-11-15) 15 November 1981 (age 34)
Babylon Province, Iraq
Occupation Film director, Executive Producer
Years active 1998–present

Ali Abu Khumra (born 15 November 1981) is a director and executive producer from Babylon Province, Iraq. He grew up in a foster family in Baghdad City, where he completed college, then went to live in the UAE. Abu Khumra is co-finder and owner for Dubbai-based production company called Etana Production located in Dubai Media City.

Early life[edit]

Ali was born in Babylon Province on 15 November 1981. His parents were both engineers and had three sons. Ali and his brother Muhaned found their passion in filmmaking while in college, so they enhanced their abilities, mastered many skills, and worked with a number of local productions.

Work experience[edit]

After he moved to UAE he and his brother, founded Etana Production for television and film production. He started his career at Alsharqiya TV and his first program was Bashar talk show live program and his second TV show was Free The Legendthe first Iraqi Reality Adventure program. He then produced the first Cartoon in Iraq Al-Attag comedy cartoon.


  • 2012 - Best Comedy series (The Biggest Liar) - at Cairo media festival[1]
  • 2009 - Nomination for best channel Ident - Promax Arabia[citation needed]
  • 2008 - Best Program (Free the Legend) - at Alsharqiya Creative festival[2]
  • 2008 - Best Creative Director (Free the Legend) - at Alsharqiya Creative festival[3]

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ APU
  2. ^ Alzzaman News Paper
  3. ^ Alzzaman News Paper

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