Allen Seif, also known as Oak, is a multi-disciplinary artist and singer-songwriter currently based in Beirut. He’s lived extensively overseas, writing and performing his music in France, Australia and New Zealand as well as touring in Europe. With a BA in Music, an EP ‘The Last Minute’ and album ‘On the Borderline (Between the Heart and the Mind)’, Oak is well known for his insightful and thought provoking lyrics, pop hooks and evocative sound-scapes.
Allen met Tony ElKhoury three years ago and set up a generative partnership collaborating on a number of musical projects before creating Still See a Spark Films. ‘Lebanon Wins the World Cup’ is their first big screen project developed in collaboration with New York-based director Anthony Lappé. Oak wrote and recorded the original score for the documentary as well as being the producer and the graphic designer.