Cairo, Egypt 13 - 15 October 2016

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Elnaggar productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Birthmark Man will go on to represent Cairo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

by Monalisa

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

by Push Up Bro

Required Elements

  • Character: حسام العمدة/ حسنية العمدة - مترجم (Husam or Hania El-Omda, Translator)
  • Prop: ليفة (a sponge)
  • Line: كفاية بحلقه" ("Stop staring!")

Audience Favorite: Group A

by Goodfellas

Audience Favorite: Group B

by Push Up Bro

Best Writing

by Monalisa

Best Editing

by Push Up Bro

Best Directing

by Push Up Bro

Best Cinematography

by Push Up Bro

Best Sound Design

-1 by Epic Productions

by PANDA

Best Musical Score

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

Best Music

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

Best Song

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

Best Actor

FADY IBRAHIM by Push Up Bro

Best Actress

DALIA TAREK by Furious Falafel

Best Costumes

by los pioneros

Best Use of Character

by Furious Falafel

Best Use of Prop

-1 by Epic Productions

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

Best Use of Line

-1 by Epic Productions

Best Use of Genre

Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions

by Monalisa

Honorable Mention
by los pioneros

Best Titling

-1 by Epic Productions

by Push Up Bro

PRODUCER CHOICE AWARD

by حمادة

MOST CREATIVE CONCEPT

by شمس عامله ايه؟

2016 Film List

  • -1 by Epic Productions

    During an investigation , a detective witnesses the true pain that results from missing a loved one

  • Birthmark Man by Elnaggar productions
  • Letting Go - التخلي by Excuse My Content

    A sister helping her brother get over her loss.

  • امضاء: هانيا العمدة by Lulu

    كفاية بحلقة

  • طريق موازي by KaLa

    different people in different roads, hidding to one carrefour, Humanity

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