Contributions and Volunteering

2023 Film My Design” summer program tour leader, Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Shelter Art Space, Alexandria

2023 10th AFLAM film festival roundtable guest speaker, Marseille.

2022 Cultural ambassador, le Forum des mondes méditerranéens, Marseille.

2018 MUBI Community Social Ambassador.

2011 Translator and Filmmaker, Centre de Conservation du Livre, Arles.

Ahmed Nabil

Film summits and Festivals

2023 6th El Gouna film festval.

2023 10th AFLAM film festival, Marseille.

2019 26th Sheffield documentary film festival, Sheffield.

2019 69th Berlinale, Berlin.

2018 2nd Regional Conference for Arab Independent Cinema (RCAIC), GFF, El Gouna.

2013 63rd Berlinale, Berlin.

2012 69th Venice film festival, Venice.

2014 42nd Montpellier International festival, Montpellier.

2012 Max Ophüls Preis film festival, Saarbrücken .

2011 64th Cannes film festival, Cannes.

Jury Memberships

2021 "Documentary Film Criticism” workshop for French speaking school students. Alexandria, Mansoura, Port-Saïd and Cairo. In collaboration with Centre d'Activités Francophones (CAF)and PriMed film festival.

2019 21st Ismailia Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, Ismailia.

Managerial Positions

2008-2024 Cinema programmer, Sunday Cinema program, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Art Center.

2023-2024 Lead programmer, MedFest Egypt film festival.

2023 Discussions moderator, Programming team, El Gouna Film Festival.

2022-2023 Head of “The Schoolless Nine” Cinema program.

2020-2023 Podcast host at Naddara Khashab podcast.

2018-2022 Head of film school, Jesuits Cultural Center.

2021 “Costume Design with Reem Al Adl and Deborah Landis” workshop artistic manager, El Gouna Film Festival.

2010-2016 Plaza funding films project manager, Bibliotheca Alexandrina.


2023-2024 Film Directing lecturer, CLC, Arab Academy for Science and Technology. Alexandria.

2023 “She in Cinema” mobile filmmaking tutor. Wekalet Behna, Alexandria.

2022 The Schoolless Nine” Creative Documentary course.

2021 Alexandria Jesuits Film School Creative Documentary course.

2020 Alexandria Jesuits Film School Creative Documentary course.

2012 Filmmaking tutor, Cultural Innovators Network Film workshop, Istanbul.

2010-2011 Film and Literature course lecturer, Faculty of Languages and Translation, Pharos University, Alexandria.

Education and Workshops

2023 “Further than Borders” workshop with Ghassan Salhab, Wekalet Behna, Alexandria.

2017 14th CICAEtraining programme, Venice.

2016 "Why Rights Matter?" workshop with the producer Benjamin Colle, DOX BOX, Berlin.

2016 Workshop with American filmmaker Richard Pearce, Darb 1718, Cairo.

2015 Workshop with Lebanese filmmaker Rania Stephan, MIF, Cairo.

2013 Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin.

2012 Documentary Campus, MENA region program, GI Cairo. Cairo, Tunis and Leipzig.

2010 Workshop with Austrian artist Ursula Biemann, BA, Alexandria.

2007 Filmmaking workshop, Semat Cairo, Ismailia.

2005-2007 Filmmaking school, Jesuit Cultural Center, Alexandria.

2001-2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Oil painting department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria.


© Hassan Mady.