RoyalTales® is a motion picture and animation company based in Kuwait. With the release of it’s first short film “Falafel Cart” the studio became committed to produce compelling and cinematic content that would shine a light on Arab stories and would have global appeal. In the years ahead, RoyalTales aims to collaborate with film establishments in the region to produce the short live-action film ‘Soaring over Mayhem’, as well as to produce a feature-length film that is currently in development.
Abdullah Al-Wazzan is a director, writer, producer and founder of RoyalTales. He was born in Kuwait City, Kuwait in 1990. Al-Wazzan developed an interest in filmmaking in his early preteens. At the age of 17 he studied Architecture, And graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2012. He went on to create the animated short film “Falafel Cart” (2019) which qualified and was submitted to the 2020 Academy Awards® for best animated short film, Was officially selected at the prestigious Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Won best International short animated film at the Los Angeles Animation Festival 2019, Officially selected in competition at the D.C. Independent Film Festival, Officially selected in competition at Palm Springs International Animation Festival, Nominated for best short animated film and for best director of an animated film at Southampton International Film Festival, Officially selected at Sonoma International Film Festival and at Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Officially selected at Rabat International Author Film Festival and selected in competition at Ajyal Film Festival. Al-Wazzan is set to direct his upcoming short live action Drama “Soaring Over Mayhem” in 2021.