Whether it be elevating the mission of a foundation, advertising, or producing original work, I'm driven to bring to life stories that resonate human level.
Ian Moubayed is an award winning New York based filmmaker. Moubayed started his career as a cinematographer, collaborating with Emmy, Peabody, and Oscar-winning filmmakers to create engaging and impactful work. In 2019 he was credited as the Director of Photography on Netflix’s THE GREAT HACK (2019 Oscar shortlist, BAFTA nominated). More recently Moubayed was the Director of Photography on NBC Peacock’s THE SIT IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOST’S THE TONIGHT SHOW (2021 EMMY NOMINATED) and was personally nominated for a 2021 Cinema Eye Award for his work as a series cinematographer for HBO’s THE VOW.
Over the last five years, Moubayed has transitioned to directing more short-form documentaries for companies, brands, and foundations. More recently he collaborated with Talking Heads frontman David Byrne to direct a documentary for his experimental performance project, Theater of the Mind.