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Ahmed Magdy Morsy

A film director and editor who graduated from Faculty of Law, Alexandria University in 2010. He edited quite a number of films that won many awards such as Dina Abdel Salam's short "Rest in Peace" that won the Jury Prize in Ismailia International Film Festival and the Best Short Film award in the 10th rencontres de l'image Film Festival in Cairo in 2014. He also edited Maysoon El Massry's short "El Bostan El Saeed Street" that won "Radwan El Kashef" award in Luxor African Film Festival in 2014. He also edited Mohamad El-Hadidi's short "Alban Wady El-Neel" that won the Best Short Film award in the 9th Rencontres de l'image Film Festival in 2013 and the Best Short Film award in the 18th National Film Festival for the Egyptian Cinema in 2014. He also supervised the editing classes in the AMIDEAST's filmmaking workshop in 2010. He's currently editing different feature documentaries and working on his first collaborative feature documentary with Hend Bakr.


Hend Bakr

She is a film director, poet and a short story writer. She studied Arabic in the Faculty of Islamic and Arab Studies and graduated from El Azhar University in 2003. She has worked as a curator and a coordinator of culture activities "ACML Egypt" cultural office. She participated in the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (BJCEM) in Roma 2011. She published many of her stories, articles and prose in several newspapers and periodicals such as her articles "Not Only But Also” in the 10th edition of Min Wa Illa magazine, "Tuesday Talk" in Amkenah magazine and "People protect their revolution” in Rose El Youssef daily newspaper. She's currently working on her first collaborative feature documentary with Ahmed Magdy Morsy.


Mayye Zayed

She is a film director, DOP, editor and producer. She studied Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering in Alexandria University. She attended many filmmaking, animation and video art workshops. She was granted a Fulbright scholarship to study cinema and media studies in Wellesley College in USA in 2011/2012 which also enabled her to take the comparative media class Innovations in Documentary in MIT. She had an artist residency in Marseille, France. She worked as a cinematographer in Nadine Salib's "Mother of The Unborn" in 2012/2013. She was the DOP in Simon Mukali's Kenyan feature “Veve” that is produced by Ginger Ink and Tom Tykwer's One Fine Day films. She directed some short films and worked also as a DP, AD and editor in other shorts and features. Her short “Iskenderia” was an official selection in Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival in 2013. She also participated in Berlinale Talents in 2015. She's currently working on her short film "A Stroll Down Sunflower Lane" and editing Mohamed Zedan's feature documentary "I Have A Picture", that was selected in Final Cut in Venice workshop in 2014.

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Mohamad El-Hadidi

He is a film director, DOP, producer and a freelance photographer. He participated in many photography exhibitions and got many prizes (Google Photography Prize, European Union Prize and Egypt Photo Marathon First Prize). He started working in films as a cameraman and an AD in Ibrahim El Batout's feature “Hawi” in 2010. His short "Alban Wady El-¬Neel” has won many awards like the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Plaza grant for short films in 2012, Best Short Film in the 9th Rencontres de l'image Film Festival in 2013 and Best Short Film in the 18th National Film Festival for the Egyptian Cinema in 2014. He produced Ahmed Nabil's short documentary "17 Fouad Street" that won the Best Short Documentary award in the 10th rencontres de l'image Film Festival and the Rafik El Sabban award in the 30th Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival in 2014. He also produced Maysoon El Massry's short "El Bostan El Saeed Street" that won "Radwan El Kashef" award in Luxor African Film Festival in 2014. He's currently working as a producer and a DOP in some feature documentaries that will be finished in 2015.


Mohamed Zedan

He is a film director and editor who graduated from Faculty of Law, Alexandria University. In 2010 he worked as a camera assistant in Ahmed Abduallah's feature "Microphone". He also worked as a cameraman and an assistant director in several short films in Alexandria. He joined the video art workshop of MASS Alexandria for contemporary art in 2013. He regularly gives lectures and workshops about film history like the 3-month workshop with “Kelma” group in the French Institute in Alexandria in 2011. In 2014 he started curating the weekly film screenings in the Jesuits Cultural Centre. As a director, he is currently working on his first feature documentary "I Have A Picture", that was selected in Final Cut in Venice workshop in 2014.


Nermeen Salem

She has been working as an English teacher for 5 years. She graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University. She had a Fulbright scholarship in the University of Saint Thomas in USA in 2010/2011. Her love for filmmaking and activities made her participate in several theatrical activities and workshops. She was part of a collaborative independent film in USA. She's currently working on her feature film "The Puppet Master's Final Curtain Call".

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