Ashraf Ghori | Artist Profile

Ashraf Ghori is an Award-winning artist and filmmaker best known for creating the UAE’s first CGI Science Fiction film ‘Xero Error’ which gained acclaim at prominent film festivals internationally. He is the recipient of the prestigious UAE Golden Visa for Achievement in the Creative Arts.

Ghori’s expansive body of work in art, comics and film has earned him prestigious accolades, brand associations, and a growing following as an artist and public figure. He is frequently featured as an Official Guest, Speaker or Judge at major events related to art, pop-culture, film and technology,

His accomplishments include keynote speaker engagements, art shows, design consultancy tenures, and acclaimed film, comic book and graphic novel projects. From collaborating on artistic projects with prominent personalities to providing his creative vision for Hollywood blockbusters and Royalty, Ghori is often involved behind the scenes of groundbreaking projects.

“(Ghori’s work is) Powerful, breaking down boundaries”

– H.E Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi

Accolades

Top5 Digital Influencers in MENA Region, Esquire

2014

Best Upcoming Filmmaker
Digital Studio Awards, Dubai

2011

Featured Artist Warner Brothers / DC Comics
ADIBF

2019

Creator of First CGI Sci-Fi Film from the UAE Xero Error

2010

Brand Ambassador Microsoft Windows 10

2015

Al Ittihiad, the official newspaper of the UAE, featured Ghori’s artwork as a message of hope and positivity for a grieving Nation to honor the UAE’s Martyrs in 2015.

Brand Ambassador
& Digital Influencer


Recognized as a verified digital influencer in the UAE with a growing following, Ghori has represented brands such as Microsoft, Samsung, OSN, Lenovo, Ford and Warner Brothers / DC Comics. Esquire Magazine had featured him as one of the Top 5 digital influencers in the region - the only artist featured in this category.

From 2011 to 2014, Ghori was the art influencer for Samsung's flagship Note series of smartphones.

In April 2014 he was a Brand Ambassador for Ford Middle East. Their 'Stand Out' campaign highlighted Ghori as one of the MENA region’s top personalities in art. Continuing his brand association with Ford, his artworks and an exclusive web comic ‘1001 Miles’ were also used to promote the Ford Mustang 2016 in the #ExperienceFord Social Media Campaign.

In April 2016, he was the face of Microsoft's #DoGreatThingsDXB Campaign to promote Windows 10 and launch Microsoft Surface Pro in the Gulf. This MENA-wide campaign reached millions across the region.

Warner Brothers / DC Comics selected Ghori as the featured artist at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2019 to promote their recently released films including Aquaman & Justice League.

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Ghori’s Arabic graphic novel ‘Antara’ recieved critical acclaim in the Arab world, with critics calling it – ‘An experiment worthy of praise’ citing ‘the versatility and sheer genius of the artist’.

Contact

Mr. Ghori's Office | Dubai Design District