Hisham Abdel Khalek
Hisham Abdel Khalek is an Egyptian producer, director and script writer who lives in Paris, France.
He studied computer science and graduated from the Modern Academy in Maadi – Egypt. At age of 18, he started his career in the art field and opened the first Arabic e-magazine named "Alam El Fonoun". At the age of 19, he joined the team of Alexandria International Film Festival as public relation director and became the year after the artistic director of the festival.
In 2002, he was involved in the production of opera "Aida" in Doha, Qatar and "Aida" under the pyramids of Giza (Egypt) as the artistic director. He produced a series of operas and classic music concerts in Egypt, Syria, Dubai and other countries. His operatic repertoire includes 20 operas ranging from Aida, Tosca, Carmen, Rigoletto, La Traviata, La Boheme to Turandot.
He also founded the international animation celebration in Dubai. He worked as a consultant and director of many companies including Studio 7 productions, Nile Cinema, Star Animation, Mizalat, Capacity World and others. In 2003 he founded his own production company "AraMage Artistic Production" in Damascus, Syria then moved to Cairo, Egypt.
He produced and distributed more than 20 films, short movies and documentaries. He is a consultant of 23 international film festivals in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. He participated as a jury member in many international film festivals.
In 2008, He created his production company "So Freakantastik" with Olivier Delesse. Between 2009 till 2011, Hisham Abdel Khalek is the European distributor of Al Arabia Cinema and responsible for the PR of Al Arabia Cinema in Europe.
For work detials and filmography, please visit this link: http://hishamabdelkhalek.wordpress.com/filmography/