ABDULLAH HELWANI INSTACURITY PHOTOAbdullah Helwani is a filmmaker who discovered his passion after taking an animation class in high school. He was immediately bit by the entertainment bug, and since then has worked on several projects, his most recent being the untitled Nina Simone project, starring Zoe Saldana and David Oyelowo, written and directed by Cynthia Mort.





  1. How do you define success? I don’t know. I’ll let you know when I get there.
  2. If you could only be part of ONE social network, which would it be? MySpace.
  3. Where do you see yourself in 10 years? See my answer to the first question.
  4. What advice would you give your 16-year-old self? Have a little bit more fun.
  5. Finish this sentence: I’m most instacure about… nothing.