A Bahraini film director based in NY/LA. She has directed films for Vice, NOWNESS, Interpol, CHANEL, Kenzo, Vivienne Westwood and Diesel. She has worked with: Kristen Stewart, Chloe Sevigny, Johnny Knoxville, Anton Yelchin and Buck Henry. Hala graduated from the University of Virginia and began her career as an art curator in New York City where she ran the gallery Chiles Matar.
Her work has been featured in Rolling Stones, Pitchfork, Vogue, NME, Spin, NME, W Magazine, Nylon, CNN and Harpers Arabia.