School of Communication
MFA, Film and TV Production - University of Southern California BA, Film and Media Arts - American University
Sufian Abulohom is an independent Yemeni American filmmaker living in between Los Angeles, California and Washington, DC. He grew up in Sana’a, Yemen and moved to Falls Church, Virginia when he was 15 years old. He received a BA in Film and Media from American University 17’ and an MFA in Film and T.V Production at the University of Southern California 20'. Sufian’s films have played in Oscar-Qualifying film festivals such as AFI Fest, HollyShorts, St. Louis International Film Festival and have been covered by major publications such as The Hollywood Reporter and BBC Culture. He was awarded Best Documentary Portrait Award (Short) for his film “Immigrant at Home” in 2020 and Best Animated Documentary (Short) for his film “Yemen: The Silent War” in 2019 by the Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival. The documentary he produced “Breach of Trust”, had its online premiere at Short of the Week and was shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Awards.