Landing World Premiere at the Festival
Gunshot Film Screens within El Gouna Film Festival
During a press conference revealing details on the upcoming edition of the festival, Director Karim El Shenawy and writer Haitham Dabbour'snew feature film Gunshot, was announced an official selection at the second edition of El Gouna Film Festival (20 - 28 September). The press conference was held yesterday, Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
Ahmed Fahmy, Managing Director of iProductions commented, "We are delighted that the film is starting up its festival tour through this distinguished film event of El Gouna Film Festival. We are confident that it will be a great addition to the festival, especially as it presents a unique crime-mystery plot, as this genre has long been absent from the Egyptian cinema."
Director Karim El Shenawy stated that he is glad that his debut feature film, Gunshot, is participating in a distinguished festival such as El Gouna Film Festival, adding that the film took a long time to come out in the best artistic form to give the audience the cinematic experience they deserve.
Writer Haitham Dabbour also commented, "I'm always worried about any screening, but this time I'm a little quieter because the film is landing its world premiere in such a high-profile festival. I'm lucky to take part in El Gouna Film Festival for the second time on a row."
Produced by iProductions and co-produced by Film Clinic, Gunshot stars Ahmad Al Fishawy, Ruby, Mohamed Mamdouh, Arfa Abdel Rassoul, and Asmaa Aboul Yazeed, along with guest stars Ahmed Malek, Hana Shiha, Ahmad Kamal, Safaa El Toukhy, Samy Maghawry, and Mohamed Radwan. The film's crew includes; DOP Abdel Salam Mousa, Costume Designer Nahed Nasrallah, Set Designer Ali Hossam Ali, Line Producer Ahmed Youssef, Editor Ahmed Hafez, Sound Engineer Ahmed Adnane, Mixage by Ahmed Abul Saad, and Composer Amine Bouhafa.
After a controversial autopsy report that turns his life upside down, a medical examiner and a journalist team up to solve a mysterious murder. As the story unfolds, the two end up embarking on an eye-opening journey questioning what they once regarded as absolute....even their concept of truth!
It's worth mentioning that the latest film produced by iProductions is Sheikh Jackson last year, and The Guest by director Hadi El Bagoury is set to release soon iProductions is a fully-fledged production company that was established in 2013 in Egypt as a content production arm of O-Media Holding media investments and its subsidiary PromOmedia. iProductions aims to be a truly integrated content company that develops, produces and distributes high quality content, catering to the Egyptian and the pan-Arab market. The company also strives to produce entertainment TV shows and all sorts of content. Along with focusing on local and regional content, iProductions is also keen on keeping track of international unique content to acquire remake rights.
iProductions's work include Al-Saba' Wasaya (The Seven Commandments) TV Series (2014), Barakat Malik Al Harakat TV Show (2014), Sadeq El Omr TV Series (2014), Wedding Song TV Series (2016), and the films Mawlana (2017), Hepta: The Last Lecture (2016), and Sheikh Jackson (2017), in addition to Gunshot and The Guest that are set to release soon.