RESUME

TAMER EZZAT

Creative Consultant / Supervising Producer / Film Director

19 Fort Worth Pl., Monroe, NY 10950 . MOB: +1 845 537 6053

LINKS: tamer.ezzat2005@gmail.com . https://tamerezzat.com . https://vimeo.com/tamerezzat

ABOUT ME

  • Diverse experience in media (TV channels, TV commercials, Independent Films).
  • Worked as a film editor, colorist, screenwriter, producer and director.
  • Worked on narratives and documentaries.
  • Officially selected in international film festivals including New York Film Festival, Venice, Toronto, London, Leipzig, IDFA, Dubai, Abu Dhabi.

QUALIFICATIONS

Directing / Producing Creative Consulting Technical knowledge
Excellent ability to work with actors as well as non-actors in the field. Solid experience in writing, script analysis, budgeting, visual conceptualizing, camera techniques, and post-production. Supervised workflow and provided consultancy to producers and directors on how to structure their film or program and package it to reach the desired vision and target audience. Avid Media Composer. Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere, Davinci Resolve, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, MAC OSX, PC Windows 10, Word, Excel & Power Point, and social media.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS

  • Received several international awards and critical recognition over the years for my work in documentaries and feature films as editor, director and producer.
  • My films participated in the following major film festivals in and out of competition: Venice Film Festival, IDFA, Rotterdam Arab Film Festival, Leipzig Documentary Film Festival, London Film Festival, to name a few.
  • In 2001, I received a Fulbright grant to study filmmaking at NYU and NYFA.

EXPERIENCE

Creative Consultant / Supervising Producer (Freelancer)
Jan 2013 – Present

  • Provided creative consultancy for directors and producers of narrative and documentary projects to overcome creative challenges during the post-production phase of their projects.
  • Worked as supervising producer, overlooking workflow of large budget documentary series from idea generation to final delivery.
  • Managed teams of journalists, writers, producers, line producers, cameramen, directors and editors to produce 18 investigative documentaries titled ‘The Thread’ that aired on ONTV
  • Supervised teams of researchers, directors, editors to produce season 2 of the reality TV series ‘Rayhein Ala Fein’ for Al-Hurra TV

Producer / Director   (Freelancer)
Jan 2010- Jan 2013                    

  • Produced the Egyptian investigative documentary series titled “The Thread”. (16 Episodes X 30 min.)
  • Directed season 1of the award-winning reality program titled “Where Are They Going?” – produced by Al-Hurra TV. (26 episodes X 52 min.)
  • Co- Directed a feature length critically acclaimed documentary film “Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad & the Politician”. The film premiered in Venice Film Festival in 2011 and was the first Egyptian documentary to have a theatrical release. The film received several international awards and screened in over 30 international festivals.
  • Directed 4 episodes of a documentary series titled “Sing Freedom” featuring Arab independent musicians who were recognized with the events of the Arab spring in 2011 – aired on OSN. (4 episodes X 30 min.)
  • Wrote, directed & edited a feature film titled “The Ring Road” that premiered at the Cairo International Film Festival then at the San Francisco Arab Film Festival – aired on Orbit TV.

 

Partner and General Manager (In-House Productions LLC, Egypt)
Mar 2005 – Jan 2010

Successfully managed the operations of the production company for five years producing and directing a wide variety of documentaries, TV commercials, and corporate films.

 

Documentary Director (Orbit TV Network, Cairo, Egypt)
Aug 2002 -Nov 2005

 

Assistant Producer/AD/Editor – TV commercials (Freelance)
Mar 1998 -May 2001  

           

EDUCATION

Producing Independent Films (course)                                                                 Nov 2015
School of Visual Arts NYC

Color Grading with Davinci Resolve (course)                                                      Nov 2015
School of Visual Arts NYC

Certificate in Digital Special Effects                                                                      May 2002
New York University (NYU) – Center of Advanced Digital Applications (CADA).

Diploma in Film Directing                                                                                        Oct 2001
New York Film Academy (NYFA), New York, USA.           

Bachelors of Science, Physics & Solid State Electronics                                    Feb 1994
The American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, Egypt.

 

 

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