Restless Chimp Films is a young film company in Glasgow, producing standalone and proof of concept short films with engaging character-driven stories for diverse audiences.

Company Director

Kal Sabir returned to the Acting profession in 2015 after a 7 year break. He has appeared in film and television with notable credits including: Mary Queen of Scots (Working Title), Bell Bottom (Pooja Films), Armchair Detectives (BBC), Slow Horses (Apple TV+), and Gran Turismo (Sony Pictures).

In 2020, thanks partially to the pandemic, he focused on his writing and desire to produce his own films. He completed the Producers Foundation Certificate via Raindance Film School in London.

He was 1 of 8 artists to be awarded a Discover Artist Residency by the National Theatre of Scotland in 2022. Artists were given a budget to research, explore, and development an idea for a new theatre piece. His chosen topic: ‘The pandemic’s impact on care in the community’.

In 2023, he wrote, produced, directed, and acted in A Coincidental Engagement, a supernatural short set in an alternate reality. Logline: After years of dealing with the dead, Jack and Maddy discover their relationship is one foot in the grave.

Learn more: Kal’s LinkTree