Born in Damascus, Qutaiba Barhamji is an award-winning film editor and director based in Paris. He has edited films in 12 different languages, both full-length documentaries and fiction films. His works have been selected to travel around the globe at festivals including Venice, Berlin, IDFA, Rotterdam, Paris, Nyon and many others. They include Still Recording (2018) directed by Ghiath Ayoub and Saeed Al Batal; Poisonous Roses (2018) directed by Ahmed Fawzi Saleh; Wardé (2016) directed by Qutaiba Barhamji; The Magic Mountain (2015) directed by Andreï Schtakleff, and Rough Stage (2015) directed by Toomas Järvet. In 2016, Qutiaba was a member of the Jury at the Listapad Minsk International Film Festival. He also works as an editing consultant and trainer for several organisations in Europe and the Middle East.