Hello! I’m Riyad. Ever since I was a little kid, film has been my passion. I have made 3 feature films and one of them, Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild was viewed 1.5 million times. The Hollywood News said that the “achieves more than it has any right to”. I won Best Director at the British Horror Festival.
When not directing feature films I also bring that same passion and creativity to commecial work. I have years of experience working with the world's biggest brands I can take a project from concept to execution and understand how to make it a success.
ASHENS AND THE POLYBIUS HEIST
A comedy heist feature film starring Stuart Ashen, Robert Llewellyn and Jarred Christmas. A motley crew of misfits hunt down an infamous 80’s arcade game that can supposedly control people’s minds. But is the legend all that it appears? Can the No-Confidence Crew get to it before it’s too late? And what do lawnmowers have to do with it? The clock is ticking...
A horror short film that has been accepted into 16 film festivals and won 4 best short film awards. It's the story of a group that have signed up to a mysterious lottery with disturbingly high stakes, where their thirst for dominance blinds them to the risk they take.
ASHENS AND THE QUEST FOR THE GAMECHILD
A ground breaking feature film originally released on YouTube. It had 1.5 million views and DVD/ Blu Ray release. It tells the tale as Ashens embarks on a quest to find the legendary and elusive piece of electronic tat known as the GameChild.
I co-wrote this horror feature film that starred Ray Winstone and Rupert Evans that had a theatrical release across the UK and Ireland. It's the story of an aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.
A 45 minute sci-fi web-series starring Stuart Ashen, Daisy Head and Nat Parker. It's the story of n evil organisation that creates super powered reanimated humans known as Proxies that want to recover a flash drive containing secret data from Ashens, his neighbour Tom and a unique Proxy.
A TV pilot made for Kabo Entertainment. It's a family friendly comedy that tells the tails of criminals and their not so master mind plans.
I was awarded best director for my short film Another Game by the British Horror Film Festival
BEST HORROR SHORT
Another Game was awarded best horror short in 2018.
ONE REELER FESTIVAL
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Another Game was recognised with an Award of Excellence.