Abdulrahman Salih

Abdulrahman Salih

Creative Director/Digital Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Abdulrahman Salih

Abdulrahman Salih

Creative Director/Digital Content ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
ABDULISMS is a London based British born Iraqi/Irish freelance creative director and digital content producer. Growing up between London, Doha and Dublin his vision is informed by the contrasts of worlds, spaces and mother tongues he's long found himself alternating between. Abdulisms’ work explores bridging underground music with themes of ancestral heritage in creative and diasporic community-based projects. He releases work across the mediums of live broadcast, documentary, augmented reality, live shows, community radio and public installations. Abdulisms’ portfolio boasts collaborations with the likes of Talib Kweli, Narcy (IRAQ-A-FELLA), Steam Down, Girls of Grime, Ancestral Futures collective, Sofar Sounds and New Delhi based community radio Boxout FM to name a few.
  • NARCY - Like! / Data Rights (Official Art Video)
    NARCY - Like! / Data Rights (Official Art Video)Listen to "Like!" : https://music.empi.re/likenarcy Listen to "Data Rights": https://music.empi.re/datarights Listen to "Stream Farms" : https://music.empi.re/streamfarms Follow The Squad on IG: @narcynarce @wearethemdm @abdulisms @shlonakrecords @thanksjoey Directed by Narcy and Abdulisms Meant to be Viewed in Full Screen, in the dark. with no distractions. How do you sleep at night?
  • NARCY - IRAQAFELLA (Baghdad Skate Video)
    NARCY - IRAQAFELLA (Baghdad Skate Video)"When I first started out shooting stuff I used to go skating in 40 degree heat in the gulf and self shoot on a little digital camera. Edit it on Windows movie maker and post it on YouTube for my like 3 subscribers. From there my steady camera hand got me onto a lot of music video shoots and I never looked back since. Me and Yassin were talking about this recently when he told me skating was where it started for him too. The stars would align for this conversation to have taken place during my
  • Intalekt Presents: THE DOJO CYPHER
    Intalekt Presents: THE DOJO CYPHERThis cypher is the closing chapter of Intalekt’s multi-sensory experience The Dojo, which ran for 6 weeks in April 2021.The Dojo was originally created to celebrate the release of ‘The Masta Returns’ and the community that surrounded it. Intalekt decided to go a step further and record a Cypher within The Dojo to highlight 13 particular artists who have dedicated themselves to the art and championed the UK scene. ⛩ The Dojo was Produced by @intalektmusic & @kunstraumlondon � Directed by @abduli
  • The Karrada Mix
    The Karrada MixI went digging in a recording shop in Karrada in Baghdad, home of funky synths and electronic music in the night. Anyways, left with 16 CD's and a Chrysler branded CD booklet. Tonight I got the itch so this is the super rough first mix out of that booklet. TRACKLIST: * جوبيات ٢ - TRACK 9 - Chobi Songs Part 2 
 * HUDA AL BASRI - GHARIBAT AL ROOH - هدى البصري - غريبة الروح
 * Ahmed Al-Maslawi - Ma Nskt - أحمد المصلاوي - ما نسكت 
 * Ghizlan x Saadi Al-Hill i- Mo7awara - Track 5 - غزلان و سعدي ال
  • Steam Down x #FIFA21 Soundtrack World Premiere
    Steam Down x #FIFA21 Soundtrack World PremiereShot and directed then broadcast live for the global reveal of the Fifa 21 soundtrack. Tracklist: Etcetera 0:25 Free My Skin 5:10 Activate 9:31 SD Jam 15:12 Who's who? 9:01 Vocals: @afronautzu Vocals: @tinymanmusic Vocals: @_naiyahh Bass & Vocals: @isobella.burnham Sax & Vocals: @ahnanse Tuba: @theon_cross Keys: @lorenzthemusicguy Drums: @benji_on_drums Mixed by @emre_ram Engineered by @mixedbymoebius Visual Direction by @abdulisms Camera: @lindennieto Camera: @steviecoalesvideo
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Projects credited in
  • Ancestral Futures
    Ancestral FuturesAncestral futures present the first of its kind, live music combined with a full sensory experience, allowing you to travel through the ​African cosmic realms to literary taste, feel and see the musician's inspiration. Taking on all 5 of your senses, simultaneously creating a musical immersion. Brief: Deliver a full package to promote a live immersive music experience exploring the movement Afro-Futurism.
Work history
    Online Safety MENA SpecialistSony Playstation
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    expert analysis and direction regarding cultural sensitivities specific to Arabic-speaking markets -Monitoring and Performance management. -Quality metrics for Global Arabic content -Detailed analysis of trends, patterns, output and productivity -Escalation and Account management -Digital forensics+behaviour analysis
    Account Manager - EntertainmentIGN Entertainment
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Responsible for pitching, selling and producing engaging branded content, video, display and experiential to new and existing clients, increasing the reputation and visibility of IGN, Mashable, and the rest of Ziff Davis’ portfolio across global sites and all social media platforms.
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  • Multilingual Translation
  • Camera
  • Creative Direction
  • Video Editing
  • Lighting
  • Creative Production
  • Curation
  • Events
  • Live Broadcast
  • Photography
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    BA Television ProductionUniversity of Westminster
     - London, United Kingdom