Real Art Pictures Limited

London based Real Art Pictures Limited was established in 1998, for the production of feature films and documentaries.

Our clients include Middle Eastern broadcasters and independent film makers and production companies. We shot programmes in China, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North Africa and the UK.


Koutaiba Al-Janabi, founder of the company, is an award winning cinematographer and film director. 



Credits include:


Leaving Baghdad - Award winning feature film 


Daoud's Winter (feature film in pre-production)

The Window (moving onto pre-production)

Baghdadi Correspondent (television documentary)

The Train (short film 16mm)

Still Life (Award winning Short film)

Wasteland (Award winning portrait film)

The Ever Restless Man (Award winning portrait film)

Against the Light (Award winning portrait film)




Latest news


"Stories of Passers Through" at the Dubai International Film Festival 2017, in the Muhr feature category (December 2017)





Screening of "Leaving Baghad" in Libya

19-23 February 2013



Screening of "Leaving Baghdad" in Cambridge, on 12 March 2013



Koutaiba Al-Janabi's Photography collection "Foreign Light" published - available from March 2013. Details under "Photography"



"Daoud's Winter" won first prize at the Torino Filmlab FrameWork Programme (November 2015)


"Daoud's Winter" on Dubai Film Connection's shortlist (December 2015)


"The Window" - script completed, pre-production starts December 2015








Contact us:



+44 207 263 9872


+44 7956 831 060