Film Arabi (2018–2019)
13 Sep. 2018May & Omar Meet Amr Salama
May and Omar are aspiring, young filmmakers. At their summer job at Studio Masr in Cairo, they meet Amr Salama who encourages them to learn from the most prominent filmmakers in the Arab world who frequent the studio.
13 Sep. 2018Finding Authentic Stories with Mohamed Diab
How does one find authentic stories? Mohamed Diab, Egyptian writer and director shares a treasure trove of ideas with May and Omar.
13 Sep. 2018Script Structure with Najwa Najjar
May and Omar learn how to structure their film script with Palestinian writer and director, Najwa Najjar.
13 Sep. 2018Developing Your Characters with Ayten Amin
Ayten Amin, Egyptian writer and director, shows May and Omar the way to develop complex, rounded characters.
13 Sep. 2018Formatting a Script with Mohamed Diab
After learning how to structure their story and develop their characters, May and Omar learn how to format their script with Egyptian filmmaker, Mohamed Diab.
13 Sep. 2018Choosing the Right Camera with Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Part I
Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Egyptian director of photography, shows May and Omar how to choose the right camera for their film.
13 Sep. 2018Choosing the Right Camera with Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Part II
May and Omar continue to learn about cameras from DOP Mohamed Abdel Raouf.
13 Sep. 2018Learning About Sound with Sara Kaddouri
Moroccan sound engineer, Sara Kaddouri shows May and Omar how to record sound on set.
13 Sep. 2018Tools You Need on Set with Ashraf Mahdy
May and Omar learn what kind of tools they need on set from Egyptian filmmaker and actor Ashraf Mahdy.
13 Sep. 2018Editing Software with Ahmed Hafez
Ahmed Hafez, Egyptian editor, shows May and Omar what kind of software they need to edit their film.
13 Sep. 2018Uploading and Sharing Material with Amin Dora
Lebaense director, Amin Dora, shows May and Omar how and where to upload their material to share with their colleagues and show the world.
13 Sep. 2018Blocking & Covering a Scene with Lara Saba
Lebanese writer and director, Lara Saba explains how to block and cover a scene with a camera.
DOP Mohamed Abdel Raouf shows May and Omar how to control light.
13 Sep. 2018Framing, Composition & Shots with Fadi G. Haddad
Jordanian writer and director, Fadi G. Haddad explains framing, composition and the different types of shots.
13 Sep. 2018Camera Placement and Movement with Lara Saba
Lebanese filmmaker, Lara Saba shows May and Omar the basics of camera placement and movement.
13 Sep. 2018Camera Angles with Ayten Amin
Filmmaker Ayten Amin shows May and Omar how to build a scene through different camera angles.
13 Sep. 2018Continuity in Editing with Amin Dora
Director Amin Dora explains continuity editing, including the shot/reverse shot technique.
13 Sep. 2018Editing with Mona Rabie
Egyptian film editor, Mona Rabie demonstrates editing for dramatic and emotional impact.
13 Sep. 2018Different Types of Documentaries with Fadi G. Haddad
Filmmaker Fadi G. Haddad talks with May and Omar about the different types of documentaries.
13 Sep. 2018Researching for Documentaries with Tamer Eissa
Egyptian filmmaker, Tamer Eissa shows May and Omar the ways to conduct research for their documentary film.
13 Sep. 2018Interviewing Tips for Docs with Tamer Ezzat
Egyptian filmmaker, Tamer Ezzat provides tips for interviewing a subject for a documentary.
13 Sep. 2018Filming a Process with Tamer Ezzat
Egyptian filmmaker, Tamer Ezzat explains how May and Omar can film a process in a documentary.
13 Sep. 2018Putting Your Documentary Film Together with Najwa Najjar
Filmmaker Najwa Najjar shows May and Omar how to organize their material and put their documentary together.
13 Sep. 2018Sharing & Promoting Your film Online with Maher Diab
Maher Diab talks with May and Omar about sharing and promoting their film online.