Hussein Fahmi
Festival President
Actor-Director with over 40 years in Movies, Theater, and TV.
Best Actor awards more than once. Full Professor of Film Directing at the Academy of Arts for 15 years.
Member of the Chamber of Film industry for 2 terms each 4 years. Goodwill Ambassador to the UN for the UNDP program for 10 years. Global Ambassador to the Special Olympics for the past 11 years. Former president of the Cairo International Film Festival for 4 years from 1998 to 2001. Head of the jury as well as a member of the jury in many Film Festivals.
Amir Ramses
Festival Director
Egyptian film director , born in 1979 , studied filmmaking at the higher institute of cinema , academy of arts Egypt in 2000 , worked as assistant director for 5 years with the Egyptian internationally acclaimed director Youssef Chahine in “silence we are shooting “ , “11 09 01” and “Alexandria Newyork” . He directed many short films , documentaries and features , wrote one novel “song of songs” published in 2010 .. worked for 2 years as artistic director for cinemobile film festival Egypt and was chosen as jury member in many national and international film festivals such as : Jury president for Youssef Chahine film festival 2012 , jury president for the second edition of Alexandria short film festival 2016 , jury member in Luxor African film festival 2014 and Tripoli international film festival 2016 , his films won many national and international awards and were selected for many festivals.
Andrew Mohsen
Programming director
OSSAMA ABDEL FATTAH
International Critics Week Director
Youssef Hesham
Short film program director, Programmer of North and Latin America
Rasha Hosny
Programmer of Asia section
Maggie Morgan
Programmer of Europe
HEBA HELMY
Head of guest department
MARWA ABU EISH
Parallel programs coordinator
JIHAN ABDEL LATIF
Head of Film Department
SABAH REFAAT
The Festival president office's manager
BRIGITTA PORTIER
International Press
Mohamed Abd ElRahman
Director of the press center