Henry Amharai

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Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • Experience Level:   Emerging
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Comedy Series, Drama Series, Narrative Film, Documentary, Commercials, Music Videos, and Other
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Interested In:   TV Writing Room, Directing TV For Hire, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, Directing Music Videos/Commercials, Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material, Other, For-Hire Work, and Shadowing
  • Recent Credits:   Bridgeable Sizzle Reel (2022), Tales From the Mandem (2022), Share (2017)
  • Favourite Movies:   He Got Game, Life, Old Boy
  • Favourite TV Shows:   American Gods, Atlanta, Insecure
  • Contact Information:   lostpeoplepictures@gmail.com
  • Link:   https://vimeo.com/lostpeoplepictures


Henry Amharai is a Toronto based Eritrean-Canadian Writer/Director/Editor and Ryerson University Film alumni and has also studied sketch comedy writing at The Second City Training Centre. Presently, he is Owner and Operator of Lost People Pictures, a production company producing both commercial and narrative short films. In 2017 Henry released his post-education directorial debut comedy short film, “Share,” which was released online to wonderful feedback from its audiences. Recently, Henry released his second short film, a mock-thriller entitled, “Tales From the Mandem (2022),” which also was very well receivec by audiences. Currently he’s writing “Meron,” a coming of age comedy, which he hopes to turn into a series for TV and streaming.


Henry Amharai is a Toronto based Eritrean-Canadian Writer/Director/Editor whose work leans toward comedy, but with an empathetic gaze.