FILM PRODUCTION Workshop
With Mirvet Kammoun
Graduate of the Higher Institute of Fine Arts of Tunis. Doctor of Arts and Sciences (Paris Sorbonne), director, writer, and university professor. She has given numerous conferences in Tunisia, France and the United States. She has published several specialized critical studies in Tunisia, Morocco and France. In 2010, the book Youssef Chahine, The camera of all battles, was published. In 2014, her first short film was featured at the Mumbai International Film Festival. In 2017, she released the short film The Thorn Wedding, which participated in several international festivals, including the 2018 Aswan International Women’s Film Festival, the Geneva International Oriental Film Festival and the FMC Festival. It won the Grand Jury Prize for the short film Burundi 2018. In 2021, she presented the film Life, which participated in many festivals such as the Malmö Film Festival and the Carthage Film Days 2021. She received the Audience Award at the Geneva International Oriental Film Festival 2021, and the Best Film Award at the Taza Festival in Morocco in 2022. She is currently writing her first feature film.
DIRECTING ACTORS Workshop
With Mohamed ELHOR
His artistic journey emerged from the world of visual arts, then through his relationship with the art of dance and mimetic play. After training in classical and contemporary dance and visual arts, he joined the Higher Institute of Dramatic Art in 1994 and graduated in 1999. He then worked as an actor, author, and assistant director with several directors and theater groups (Gigi Dalalio and Marco Baliani in Italy, Khaled Tamer in France, the regional troupe of El Jadida with Mohamed Khamis, the regional troupe of Casablanca with Youssef Fadel…)
He then founded the troupe “Akoun Theater”, through which produced as an author and director many plays that have met with significant success locally and in the Arab world. He directed the play “Another Sky”, with the award for best script, best direction, best actor and actress, the Grand Prix of the National Festival of Professional Theater in Tetouan 2019, and the award for best director at the time of the Theatre of Carthage 2019.
With Mohamed ABDELKHALEQ
He studied film decoration at the Faculty of Fine Arts and studied at the Institute of Art Criticism and the Faculty of Arts Department of Drama. As a theater director he co-founded the Atelier Theater Troupe, one of the first waves of the independent theater movement in Egypt, from which graduated many theater stars in Egypt, he has directed, written, and participated in more than 35 theatrical works produced and presented in cooperation with the majority of theatrical institutions in Egypt, and directed a number of documentary films that monitor the state of the population and its relationship with the historical environment in Egypt between 1992 and 1998.
In the field of television, he wrote the series The Second Gate starring Nabila Obaid and directed by Ali Abdel Khaleq. He wrote the series The Legacy of the Wind directed by Mr. Youssef Sharaf El-Din . In 2013 he wrote the screenplay of the film Adrenaline and In 2012 the film Midnight Party. In 2016, he wrote the script and dialogue of the film Those who were decent, died by the director of Ismail Farouk, the film was presented at the Arab Film Festival in Malmö, Sweden. He also produced the film After the Flood which won the best film award at the Rabat International Film Festival 2013.
In 2017, He co-founded the Aswan international women film festival, The festival held its 6th edition last February.