Producer/Screenwriter Mohamed Hefzy continues to support screenwriters by presenting a workshop entitled "The Art of Screenwriting" through his company Film Clinic. Organized in cooperation with the Arab Film Institute (AFI) and the Egyptian Cinema Syndicate,the workshop runs for three consecutive days (July 18-20). The AFI is providing its members with five free invitations to the workshop and the Egyptian Cinema Syndicate on the other hand shall give out five free invitations to a selection of five applicants.
The workshop consists of two phases, the first is an introduction to professional screenwriting (Feature - Television - Documentary - Advertising), introduction to plot structure, the three-act structure and how to write scenes, while the second phase, which takes a maximum period of three months, starts after Hefzy chooses the best five screenplays to develop together with their screenwriters.
This year, Mohamed Hefzy presented a seminar on screenwriting and a workshop on creative producing at the 1st Kuwait Film Festival (KFF). Through his company Film Clinic, he cooperated with American producer Nicolas Gonda (Voyage of Time - The Tree of Life) in delivering the Creative Production and Alternative Distribution workshop to encourage the emergence of talented Egyptian producers and support diversity in the Egyptian film industry.
Mohamed Hefzy studied Metallurgical Engineering in London. As a screenwriter, Hefzypresented a collection of remarkable films to the Egyptian film industry such as El Selem Wi El Teeban (Snakes And Ladders), Tito, Malaki Eskenderia (Private Alexandria), El Tourbini, 45 Youm (45 Days), Aswar Al Aamar (Walls of the Moon) and Warda. In 2005, he founded his production house Film Clinic, through which he produced and co-produced many films including Hepta: The Last Lecture, Clash, Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim, Withered Green, Excuse My French, Villa 69, Rags and Tatters and My Brother The Devil.
Details of the Screenwriting Workshop by Producer/Screenwriter Mohamed Hefzy
The workshop starts on July 18 and ends on July 20 for 3 days from 4 pm to 9 pm
The workshop costs EGP 1,200 that will be paid at Film Clinic's head office: 141 (A) Corniche El Nile, 9th ﬂoor, Maadi, Cairo
Participants are expected to fully commit to the workshop
Participants can send their work to email@example.com and fill in the application form through this link https://goo.gl/smX4RG
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