At the 39th Cairo International Film Festival
DOP Ahmad Al Morsy Selected as Jury Member of the Arab Cinema Horizons Competition
DOP Ahmad Al Morsy has been selected as a jury member of the Arab Cinema Horizons Competition held within the 39th Cairo International Film Festival (November 21-30).
The Arab Cinema Horizons programme is organized by the Egyptian Cinema Syndicate as an independent and parallel programme with the support of the Cairo International Film Festival. The programme aims at the development of Cinematic arts and science.
Most recently, DOP Ahmad Al Morsy was selected as a jury member of the Made In Egypt competition at the Shnit Worldwide Short film festival. Moreover, Al Morsy won the Cinematography Award as part of the Egyptian Films Poll Awards at the 33rd Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries for his latest film The Originals (Al Aslyeen) by director Marwan Hamed.
ARRI, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture cameras, digital intermediate systems and lighting equipment, has picked some of DOP Ahmad Al Morsy's works in a video of its production entitled Fall, where best shots taken by the ALEXA camera are shown. Al Morsy was featured in the video through some scenes from his film The Originals (Al Aslyeen), Angham's music video and two TV commercials. This is the third year in a row for Al Morsy to be featured in a video of ARRI's best camera users.
Aside from working as a DOP for more than 20 years in the Egyptian film industry presenting many films and winning six awards, Al Morsy became one of the most famous Arab names for shooting TV commercials in several Arab countries with a collection of more than 1000 ads for clients from Egypt, UAE, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordon, UK, France and Spain.