Kays Al-Zubaydi is an Iraqi director and research worker in cinema. He lives in Berlin. In 1964, he graduated from the High Institute of Film in Babelsberg, Germany with a degree in Montage and a degree in Photography in 1969.
He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking when he did the scriptwriting, the shooting and the editing of his film In Years of Seagull Flight. He directed many Arabic and German short and feature films in Germany, Damascus, Lebanon, Tunisia and Palestine. He has won awards in several Arabic and International festivals.