Screen Star of Tomorrow Mustapha Kseibati is an award-winning Film and Television Director.

For Television in 2022 he directed 2 x 60min of the return to Waterloo Road as the closing episodes of Season 2, which are due to air in April 2023 on BBC One. He has also directed a Christmas Cracker for Sky, a BBC 3 series and 15 episodes of Hollyoaks between 2021-2022. Mustapha was also the lead director (5 x 30’) of new ITV Kids Drama Ted’s Top Ten in 2021.

He has been commissioned to write a feature film for Netflix and a family sitcom supported by the BFI, both to direct. He also Developed Produced the Emmy Nominated (2022) ‘Dreaming Whilst Black’ for Big Deal Films / BBC. He is attached to direct a Comedy for Netflix UK and Creative UK via Breakout.

Mustapha has made 5 short films with the BBC, BFI, SKY and the Metropolitan Police that have played internationally including at the London Film Festival picking up awards. He was selected for BFI’s NET.WORK@LFF and Guiding Lights, where he was mentored by Paul Andrew Williams.

He is of Lebanese descent, growing up in West London consuming hours of British and American television shows, movies, cartoons and comics, including Japanese Animation and Hong Kong Action and Martial Arts movies. His favourite film is Back to the Future.


Mustapha Kseibati



Waterloo Road. Drama BBC One. (2 x 60 mins)2023

Ted's Top Ten. Drama. ITV. (5 x 30 mins)2021

Hollyoaks. Drama. Channel Four. (15 x 30 mins)2021 - 2022

Oi, Pussy. Comedy. BBC3. (3 x 5 mins) 2019
Christmas Jumpers. Comedy. Sky Arts (10 mins) 2017
Coconut. Comedy. BBC3. (10 x 7 mins) 2017
Apple Tree House. Drama. CBeebies. (16 x 15 mins) 2016
Three Kinds of Stupid. Comedy. Sky Arts. (30 mins) 2015


HATE. Drama Short. (12 mins) 2020
Mohammed. Comedy Drama. BFI. (20 mins)2014
A Tender Christmas. Comedy. Sky One. (12 mins) 2012
Painkiller. Black Comedy Short. B3 Media/ BBC. (14 mins)2011
Skateboards & Spandex. Comedy Short. BFI. (14 mins) 2010
Big Tingz. Comedy Short. B3 Media / BFI. (14mins)2009