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ExperienceHead of Film & Video Division, Qatar Vision - Doha, Qatar 2009 - 2011

Qatar Vision is a multi-media company that specializes in the production of live events, commercials and other visual projects. As head of the film and video division, I manage and direct all aspects of the company’s live production and post-production responsibilities.

My roles include:

- Technical director of video production for live shows
- Director and cinematographer for commercials, corporate films and documentaries
- Senior editor
- Account manager for new and on-going projects

Some of the projects I’ve worked on include:

- Qatar General Electricity And Water Corporation TV and radio commercials, June 2011 - Director, cinematographer and editor

- Jay Sean and Karl Wolf Concert, AFC Asian Cup, January 2011 - Video production technical director and video editor


- Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Opening Ceremony, December 2010 - Video production technical director

- AFC Asian Cup 2011 Mascot Launch Ceremony, November 2010 - Digital content creator

- ictQATAR Digitally Open: Innovation and Open Access Conference, October 2010 - Video production technical director

- Weill Cornell Medical College 2010 Graduation Ceremony, June 2010 - Video production technical director, digital content creator and video editor



KPC, Managing director and Founder Cairo, Egypt 2007-2009

KPC was a production studio that specialized in the production of commercials, corporate films, music clips and documentaries. As founder and managing director, I was the one responsible for marketing the company and fulfilling all client requests. My team comprised an assistant editor/producer and a visual artist, both with whom I worked closely.

My concurrent roles were:

- Director, cinematographer, camera operator and video editor

Some of the projects I worked on include:

- Agony Between Wings Documentary for The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and The Canadian International Development Agency, July 2009

- Kan Abouya Music Video for Emad Saad, January 2009

- Dove Shampoo and Conditioner Commercial, April 2009

- “Ala Feen” Independent Short Feature, December 2008

- Event coverage for The British Council, January - July 2008

- “The Chamber Of Sins” Short Feature, March 2008

- Emaar-Egypt Properties Corporate Film, January 2008

Freelance Assistant Director/Cinematographer/Video Editor - Cairo 2005-2009

I started freelancing for filmmakers and production houses while studying in university. After graduation, I continued to take on freelance projects as a way to gain experience and exposure in the film market. It was during this period I helped make two Al Jazeera documentaries.

Some of the projects I worked on include:

- Al Gamaa Series by Mohamed Yassin, September to November 2009 - Assistant Director

- Kan Yama Kan Concert of El Sharea band with The Upper Egypt institution, September 2009 - Director and editor

- Aida Public Service Announcement for The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt by Youssif Hisham, August 2009 - Assistant director and editor

- El Beet Beetak Advertising Campaign by Mohamed Yassin, August 2009 - Assistant Director

- NuvaRing Commercial by Mohamed Mostafa, January 2009 - Assistant Director

- “Censor-man” Al Jazeera English documentary for People & Power by Mohamed Maklouf, June 2008 - Assistant director

- “Smile! You are in Egypt” Al Jazeera documentary by Mohamed Maklouf, June 2008 - Assistant director

- La Jetee Short Feature for Biennially Istanbul by Maha Maamoun, June 2009 - Cinematographer

- Gradiva for Biennially Istanbul and The Art Institution of Amman by Doa Ali, May 2009 - Cinematographer



Assistant director/script writer, dream tv - Cairo, 2005-2006

During my time at Dream TV, one of Egypt’s biggest broadcasting networks, I wrote scripts for the celebrity gossip show “Hot Spot” and youth talk show “Living Room.” I was also responsible for logging tapes, preparing each episode’s guest with the production manager, and cutting promos.
Hardware Proficiency- Expertise in working with Sony HVR-Z1E, HVR-Z7P, PMW-EX3 XDCAM, HVR-Z5P; Canon XH-G1s, XF305; and The Red One

- Experience in working with Arri and Hansel lights

- Experience in working with Doremi Labs’ Multi-Channel Video Server

- Experience in working with Folsom ScreenPro Plus and Edirol video mixers
Software Proficiency- Expertise in Final Cut Pro, Motion, Color, Compressor and Soundtrack

- Proficiency in working with Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture and Logic Pro

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