Tamer El Said

Tamer El Said is a filmmaker and producer living between Berlin and Cairo. He studied filmmaking and journalism and went on to make many documentaries and short films that received several international and local awards. Tamer founded Zero Production in 2007 to produce independent films. He is also a founder of Cimatheque − Alternative Film Centre in Egypt, a multi-purpose space that provides facilities, training, and programing for the independent filmmaking community. His first feature length film, In the Last Days of the City, was premiered in the Berlinale 2016 where it received the Caligari Film Prize. The film has been invited to over 160 festivals worldwide, receiving more than 15 of international awards. El Said has also mentored workshops in many international film and art spaces including Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London, School of the Art Institute in Chicago (SAIC), and Silent Green in Berlin.

As of May 2019