Restless Chimp Films is a young production company specialising in escapist entertainment.

It produces engaging character-driven stories for diverse audiences, and hires local talent and locations whenever possible.

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, it is led by producer, writer, and actor Kal Sabir.


Producer and company director, Kal Sabir

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), and Slow Horses (Apple TV+).

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

He was 1 of 8 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’.

Learn more: Official Kal Sabir website | Kal Sabir on IMDB