Roy Khalil is a professional filmmaker who studied at the New York Film Academy. He received a Diploma in Filmmaking in 2007 and gained comprehensive hands-on training while directing four films and crewing for over. Khalil also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the American University of Beirut.

Khalil is a co-founder of SE1 Productions Ltd and the charity Grenfell Voices CIC, whose films have been covered widely in print and national press, including BBC. He has worked as an Associate VFX Producer and a Senior Financial Analyst at ExxonMobil.

Khalil has a background in history and majored in it at the American University of Beirut before heading to Los Angeles to study filmmaking at the New York Film Academy.