He shot his first short film “A Workers Life”, a documentary, in 2009 when he was just 17 years old. He studied “Radio and Television” at the University of Sana’a and founded a small production company called “Background” in 2014. With this company, he worked for a while for local and international NGOs and TV channels, producing both short documentaries and commercials.
During the civil war in Yemen, Khaled worked for the production company “Afrol Productions – Yemen” on various projects dealing with the suffering of the people and their hardships. These include “Weddings into Funerals,” “We Want To Live!” and “Waiting For Justice.”
Currently, Osama Khaled can be seen on German cinema screens, as he plays the role of Ahmad, who had to flee from Yemen to Germany, in the 2021 feature film “A Handful of Water” by director Jakob Zapf. In addition, he acted as a language teacher for Pegah Ferydoni and Milena Pribak and thus made an important contribution to the success of the film.