Writer/Director, Blackout

Hasan Hadi is an Iraqi writer/director based in New York. His short, Swimsuit won an Oscar-qualified award and received distribution from HBO Max. Hasan is a 2022 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow and the recipient of the 2022 Sundance Institute/NHK Award for his debut feature, The President’s Cake. He is currently an adjunct professor at NYU’s Graduate Film Program.