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Ayman El Amir

Ayman El Amir

Egypt

Story Editor, Scriptwriter, Film Director, Production

TFL

Alumni Meeting Attendee 2017
Alumni Meeting Attendee 2016
Story Editing Participant 2015

biography

Ayman El Amir is an Egyptian filmmaker and academic. Originally, a doctor, El Amir got an MFA degree in filmmaking with a double major in both film production and screenwriting from the Red Sea Institute for Cinematic Arts in Jordan in 2013. During the same year, El Amir founded a film production program in the Department of Visual and Digital Production of the Faculty of Architecture and Design in Saudi Arabia’s Effat University. His filmography includes writing, directing and producing fiction and documentary films, which have screened in numerous international film festivals. In 2015, El Amir returned to Egypt to give a number of workshops and masterclasses on screenwriting, while working as a script reader and editor for Torino Film Lab and Doha Film Institute.
His filmography includes writing, directing and producing fiction and documentary films, which have screened in many international film festivals. He has taken part in various script editing workshops and trainings. In addition, he has worked for the last three years as a lecturer of Screenwriting and Film Production in couple of universities in the Middle East.
Now based in Cairo, he works as a script editor and teaches in several screenwriting and producing workshops. One of his main intentions is to help the new generation of Egyptian filmmakers by providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to work according to the international standards. He is also writing the screenplay for his first feature film project as a director.