Fatima Mawas is a writer/director who has written and directed short films, music videos, dance videos, video projection for theater and a live action stereoscopic 3D film. Her films have screened at various festivals and exhibitions. She has completed a Graduate Certificate in Writing and Directing of Fiction and Non Fiction from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and a BA in Digital media from the University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA). She is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Screenwriting Narrative at the Victorian College of the Arts and Music (VCAM) Film and Television School. Her film ‘Mary’, was a finalist in the Top 60 of the 2010 Tropfest Film Festival and a finalist in the inaugural Colourfest Film Festival held in May 2010, Sydney. Fatima has also recently directed a stereoscopic 3D short film based on an adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s poem, ‘War’.