The Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts opens the call for film submissions starting from February 28th until 15 April, 2013.The festival's administration has also launched the new official poster to be used in the upcoming 16th round of the Ismailia International Film Festival that will start from June 4th until June 9th, 2013.
Festival Director : Mohamed Hefzy
Already a thriving producer and scriptwriter, Mohamed Hefzy has continuously delivered on excellence through creating original films that always meet critics’ expectations. Audiences worldwide have praised his high-quality work, and fans have expressed their admiration to him as a talented Egyptian scriptwriter.

Hefzy recently co-produced the British movie, My Brother the Devil, which has already been internationally praised and awarded for its dramatic debut. In 2011, Hefzy produced a number of films that have been recognized worldwide and won international awards, including Tahrir 2011: the Good, the Bad and the Politician. Both the audience and award committees in the global film festivals scene have constantly received Hefzy’s work with great acclaim.

This has placed him on a fresh content-based platform in the Arab world, proving that stereotypes can be broken. Hefzy also teaches scriptwriting courses in the American University in Cairo
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