Husein Alicajic


Husein is multi award winning and renowned for his visual storytelling.
Splitting his time between Sydney and Los Angeles, Husein’s work
transcends styles – visual, beauty, post, performance, comedy.

After attained degrees in Economics, Philosophy and Communications,
Husein followed his undeniable talents into filmmaking. His first short
film Beginnings won the Dendy Award for best short film at the Sydney
Film Festival along with AACTA, SPAA and IF nominations. His follow
up script Divine Shadows won the IF award for best unproduced screenplay.

Husein has been honoured at Cannes, New York Festivals, Clio, AWARD,
Ciclope, and the last three consecutive years by the Australian
Director’s Guild.
Husein is currently attached to direct the Neo-Western snow thriller
SNOWBOUND starring Robert Patrick (T2, PEACEMAKER) and
Jefferson White (YELLOWSTONE)
2020 – Australian Directors Guild, Best Director nomination – Online Drama Series
2019 – AICP Commercial Directors Diversity Program Finalist
2018 – Australian Directors Guild, Best Director nomination – TVC
2017 – Australian Directors Guild, Best Director nomination – TVC
2017 – New York Festivals, Finalist
2017 – AWARD Silver
2016 – Ciclope Award, Silver
2016 – Cannes Lions, Film Craft Shortlist
2016 – Clio Awards, Film Technique Shortlist
2016 – Australian Directors Guild, Highly Commended Best Director – TVC
2016 – Spikes Asia, Music Spike Gold, Film Spike Bronze
2016 – New York Festivals Intl Television & Film Awards – Best Direction
2016 – PROMAX/BDA – Best In Show