While Getting Ready to Shoot for the Film Eyar Nary
Ahmed Malek Selected as Jury Member at the Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival
The board of the Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival (October 18-29, 2017) has selected young star Ahmed Malek as a jury member of the Realtime Competition, along with Egyptian screenwriter Tamer Habib and director Mariam Abou Ouf.
The film Sheikh Jackson, which features Malek, is currently showing in Egyptian theatres. The film has made EGP four million in ticket sales in the ten days since its release in theaters. Malek received high-acclaim for his role Adam in La Tottfea Al Shams TV series that was among the most-watched TV series in Ramadan 2017. Currently, Malek is getting ready to shoot his scenes for the film Eyar Nary, alongside Ahmad Al Fishawy, Mohamed Mamdouh and Ruby.
As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 40,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. The International Competition includes 100 short films with four award categories and attracts award-winning short filmmakers from around the globe. As a result, Shnit presents a competition program of exceptional quality and density. In addition, each Playground presents National Jury and Audience Awards, in a Closing Night ceremony in each Playground city. Over its 12 days, Shnit present more than 300 short films of all genres and styles.