For His Work in The Originals
DOP Ahmad Al Morsy, CSC Competes for the International Award at the ADF Festival of Cinematography in Argentina
DOP Ahmad Al Morsy, CSC will compete with his work in the feature film The Originals in the International Competition for Feature Films at the 5th ADF Festival of Cinematography in Argentina, which is solely dedicated to celebrating the work of directors of photography and cinematographers.
The Originals, which was released in theaters two years ago and screened at many film festivals, won Al Morsy five national and international awards, including the Gold Award in theFeatures - Cinema category, Ross Wood Senior ACS Judges Award for Best Entry, and the Award of Distinction at the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS), in addition to the Best Cinematography award at the 33rd Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries, and the Best Cinematography award at the Egyptian National Film Festival.
Recently, Al Morsy was selected to become an accredited member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC), by which he is now eligible to add the association's acronym C.S.C. or CSC to his own name. Last year, Al Morsy became a member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS).
Throughout his career, Ahmad Al Morsy made more than 50 films, and won 15 awards for his work, including Messages From The Sea (2010), The Party (2013), The Blue Elephant (2014), The Originals (2017), Diamond Dust (2018), and Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers, which is currently in theaters. Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers made more than EGP 102 million in the Egyptian box office so far, becoming the highest-grossing film in the history of Egyptian cinema.
Al Morsy is currently shooting the film Al Aref: Awdat Younis by director Ahmad Alaa Aldeeb, as well as preparing for Kira & El Gen by Marwan Hamed, marking their fifth collaboration.