Meekaaeel’s wealth of experience in commercials, music videos, documentaries and short films has formed the foundation for his evolution into feature- length productions. His story-centric approach to shooting and commitment to visual storytelling has allowed him to transition between directing and cinematography roles with his latest project: Netflix’s STORIES OF A GENERATION WITH POPE FRANCIS.Meekaaeel's debut feature as DOP, the South African political thriller THE LAST VICTIMS (2019), picked up over 20 awards at festivals around the world and earned Meekaaeel a RapidLion nod for Best Cinematography. His follow-up feature as DOP, SKAAPBOER is currently in post-production and slated for release in 2022.