Jad Abi Khalil was born in Beirut Lebanon.
He completed his cinema studies at IESAV – Saint Joseph University in 1998.
Abi Khalil is a founding member of Beirut DC, the cultural association for Arab Cinema.
He was the chairman of its board of directors from 2009 till 2013, head of its: DOCmed training program 2011-2013, Beirut Cinema Platform (BCP) 2015-2020 and Good Pitch Bil Arabi 2018-2020.
He has directed several short films and feature documentaries.
Filmography as a producer, includes (since 2007):
2014 – Diaries of a Flying Dog by Bassem Fayad (Feature documentary)
2008 –The One Man Village by Simon El Habre (Feature documentary)