Zaiba Jabbar is an award winning film director based in London.


Joining Partizan after an illustrious career making fashion films for the likes of Vogue.it, ASVOFF, Fashion East. Zaiba brings a creative style to music video, fashion film and commercial commissions - all deftly executed with a forward thinking and astute visual approach.

Her innate understanding of style and fashion ensures the subjects of her films never look less than stunning. By turns warm and playful, she underpins her work with deft understanding and textured visual character.

Since graduating from London's famous Central St. Martins wth a BA in Graphic Design, Zaiba has firmly established herself and her aesthetic within the industry.

In 2008 she released her joyous film for David David's Spring Summer 2009 collection, considered a milestone in the development of fashion film. Which subsequently has been included in the British Council's international exhibit Dressing The Screen - The Rise of Fashion Film. Jabbar's fashion film for Ebru Ercon's Asos Revive collection made number 3 in BOF Top Ten Fashion Films Of The Season.

In 2011 her short created for designer William Richard Green took the ASVOFF x Vogue Italia Light Series award and recently received a UKVMA for Tiny Dancer's "Who Am I" promo.

Since joining Partizan in 2012, music videos have included a gif-inspired technical marvel for Melody's Echo Chamber, as well as the brightly striking one-shot promo for Tiny Dancer, an emotive dance piece for Gabrielle Aplin and a post-internet 3D collage aesthetic for WE HAVE BAND. Most recently working with the gorgeous Empress Of.

Zaiba is a regular contributor to Vogue.it and Diane Pernet's A Shaded View of Fashion while her films have been featured on NYTimes.com, Businessoffashion.com, i-Donline.com, Dazed Digital.com and DistrictMTV.com.

Her films have been screened at ICA's- Bird's Eye View Festival, Fringe, London Short Film Festival, Art Basil, BFC Fashion East, La Jolla Fashion Film Festival at MCASD, Cristabel Balenciaga Museaoa and as part of ASVOFF 3&4 at Centre Pompidou- Paris , ASVOFF Barcelona and Tokyo.

Commercial clients include Burberry, ASOS, Citroen, Benefit, Vice, District MTV, Levis and Vogue Italia.

Represented by Partizan.

Email me at zaiba.jabbar@partizan.com