Ghiath Ayoub is a filmmaker and visual artist born in Yabrud, Syria in 1989. In 2013, he graduated from the faculty of Fine Art at the University of Damascus. A videographer and sound recordist with directing and producing experience in Syria and Lebanon, Ayoub has worked with local and international NGOs, teaching visual communication and art therapy to refugee children in Lebanon. He has also been involved with numerous non-profit organisations, such as Humans of Syria, producing graphic design work and short films that have been featured on websites and in exhibition spaces around the world. He is the co-founder of a number of open spaces across Beirut.