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Ramadan, Amir

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in Filmmakers Database, R | 0 comments

Ramadan, Amir

Amir Ramadan

Cinematographer (Cairo, Egypt, 5.7.1987)

Amir Ramadan was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1987. One month after his birth he reached with his mother Milan where his father lived since ten years. He started to study in Milan, and stayed in the city up to his 16. Later he moved back to Cairo where he ended high school and enrolled International Academy for Engineering and Media Science (IAEMS), specializing in cinematography. Still attending university he started to work with important directors in Egypt and Middle East: he was second camera assistant with DOP Marco Onorato in Al Musafir (The Traveller), by Ahmed Maher. After his degree, he worked as camera assistant and camera operator with directors Yousry Nasrallah (Ehky ya Sharazad) and Mariam Abou Ouf (Bibo & Bishir). In 2012, he moved back to Italy, working as third camera operator in film Cha cha cha by Marco Risi (2012), and directing two shorts, Nothing Different and Lontano da Tirana (2013). In 2013 he realized his first work as DOP, TV-series Tazkaret Dawoud, a co-production between UAE and Kuwait, directed by Sultan Khasroh and broadcasted on Abu Dhabi Channel and on Al Watan. He had his first experience as cinematographer for two features in Kuwait, Apartment 6 (2014) and Bibi (2015) by Abdulaziz Al Ammar and Lulwah Abdul Salam. A footage clip with extracts from these two films is visible on Vimeo. 

Italian Filmography

Cha cha cha (Marco Risi, 2012, ff, cop), Nothing Different (2013, sf, d), Lontano da Tirana (2013, sf, d, dop), Ancora un’ora (2015, mv, d)

Links:  LinkedIn | Vimeo

Contributors: Leonardo De Franceschi

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