Amr is one of the most experienced producers/directors in the film & advertising business in the Middle East. He has been working in the field since 1983 and established FinalCut Film Production in 1991. He has since produced and directed numerous films, commercials, TV series & documentaries.
He got his love of filmmaking from his father, the acclaimed feature film director, Saad Arafa. In 2001 he directed & produced his 1st action-adventure feature film ‘Africano’, filmed in South Africa, which was highly successful.
Amr continued his successful film-directing career to include Akher Deek Fi Masr (2017), Men 30 Sana (2016), TV Series Saraya Abdeen (2015), Abu El Nil (2013), Helm Aziz (2011), Zahaymar (2010), Ebn El Konsul (2009), El Shabah (2008), Gaaltany Mogreman (2006) and El Sefara Fel Emara (2004).
Maged Magdy Managing Partner
In addition to his role as a founding member of FinalCut Film Production, Maged Magdy plays many roles in the advertising & production world. Maged has produced and directed many TV commercials for clients such as P&G, General Motors, and Mobil Oil amongst others.
Maged has also participated in setting up and launching the world famous education program ‘Sesame Street’ the Egyptian version. He was directly involved in creating the characters, working on the production and postproduction requirements for shooting the series and has also directed many studio segments in the episodes.
Maged is also one of the most experienced editors in Egypt. His passion for cinema has made him make the move to film editing since 2000, now with more than 12 features on his CV to date. Because of his talent, he was specifically chosen to edit all of Adel Imam’s TV series since 2011. As well as editing movies starring mega superstars in Egypt & the Middle East namely Omar El Sherif & Adel Emam in the movie ‘Hassan & Morcos’ (2008).
Maged has also directed a number of episodes for the successful sitcom ‘The Clinic’ produced by Final Cut Film Production. ‘The Clinic’ was created by Maged & ran on National Television & Middle East satellite channels in 2008 & 2009.
Jessi Ibrahim Producer
Since graduating in 2003, Jessi followed her passion of advertising and production and has since worked on numerous successful commercials and campaigns.
Jessi joined FinalCut Film Production in 2008 and due to her superb organisational & problem-solving skills along with her friendly professional attitude, she worked her way up to a producer.
In addition to countless commercials, she also worked on Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen and TV series Saraya Abdeen.
Sayed Amin Production Manager
Sayed Amin is one of the main pillars of FinalCut Film Production. Sayed is known to get the job done, on time, and below budget, in the most difficult of circumstances. He is one of the founding members of FinalCut Film Production and has extensive experience in the business since 1982. Sayed studied Production Management in the Cinema Institute. His resume includes multiple movies, commercials, music videos and TV series over the years.
Amr Junior Post Producer
Amr Junior has been working at FinalCut Film Production since it was founded in 1991. He started his career as a production assistant then due to his great ambition he eventually was promoted to post producer. He has since been responsible for managing and supervising all post-production work at FinalCut.
In addition to all commercials produced by FinalCut film production, Amr has also worked on the post production of the feature film Africano, El 3edaya sitcom (seasons 1 & 2), TV series Hekayat Bin3esh-ha, G So2al, Mohamed Sobhi’s Mafeesh Moshkela Khales and Lamei El Ot amongst others.