Director of photography and documentary filmmaker

Ebrahim Hajee is a passionate director of photography based in Cape Town, South Africa, who enjoys both narrative storytelling and abstract artistic expressions. He has 22 years of expertise in the film industry, having worked on numerous international and local feature films, advertisements and documentaries, the first of which was in 2001. Nature protection and anti-poaching initiatives, women empowerment and illegal gold mining are among Hajee's documentary subjects. His background in documentary filming allows him to improvise and work swiftly while remaining calm and connected to his subjects. Hajee has worked as a commercial cinematographer and as a feature film director of photography. His favorite disciplines are art house cinema and installation films. His composition, camera movement and color utilization all contribute to his distinct aesthetic.