Ahmed edited two episodes of Marvel’s mini-series MOON KNIGHT for Disney
Plus, reuniting him with director Mohamed Diab, following their work together on CLASH - a collaboration that
yielded him the Best Editing Award at the Carthage Film Festival (JCC). He was inducted into the American
Cinema Editors (ACE) and the Motion Picture Editors Guild in 2021.
His latest film KIRA & El GIN was a big theatrical hit in Egypt. His Jordanian feature film
INSHALLAH A BOY competed in Cannes's Critics Week and won 2 awards. on the TV side,
his latest TAHAT EL WESAYA starring Mona Zaki was a big success and widely watched across the Arab World.
What character do you identify with?
Jordan Belfort (played by Leonardo DiCaprio in WOLF OF WALL STREET).
Who’s your hero?
What’s the industry’s most troubling trend?
2024 will be the year that MENA finally does what?
Stability - I hope.
What was your first job?
Operating a photocopier.
What’s your secret daily habit or guilty pleasure?
Listening to music and movies soundtracks and cruising around in my car.
What’s the last great show or film you watched?
TRIANGLE OF SADNESS and BABYLON (films) and SUCCESSION (series).
What would have been your dream job if you didn’t end up doing what you’re doing?