While the whole world is eagerly awaiting the grand reopening of The Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor, a diligent staff continues their efforts to produce an astonishing show, as was the case with the Pharaohs‘ Golden Parade that attracted the whole world’s attention. Among this crew is Ahmad Morsy, who is the DOP and director of the whole epic event.
In April 2021, Al Morsy took part in the Pharaoh’s Golden Parade as a director and DOP of the event that witnessed the relocation of 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) in Fustat. The unique event went viral, and millions around the world followed it through the different social media platforms.
He also directed the megastar Mohamed Mounir’s music video Ana Masry ( I Am Egyptian), which was released during the event.
In collaboration with Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Al Morsy previously directed Experience Egypt: Same Great Feelings TV commercial – Ad, featuring Egypt’s most attractive touristic spots with the revival of tourism in the summer of 2020. The commercial won him the Gold Award in the Corporate Branding and Advertising Category from the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). He then worked on Experience Egypt: Summer in Egypt is a Different Story TV commercial- Ad, which aired in June, 2021, the beginning of the summer tourism season in Egypt.
For more than 20 years, Ahmad Al Morsy has been working in the filmmaking industry making more than 50 films and over 2000 TV ads as a DOP, and recently as a director. Throughout his career, Al Morsy won 22 national and international awards for his work. Currently, Al Morsy is a member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC), in addition to the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) that granted him a total of 9 awards, since joining it in 2018.