Cairo, Egypt 19 - 21 September 2013

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 Bicicletta for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Sign Up will go on to represent Cairo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

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2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Another country by Pure

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

El 3elba by The Baboons

Required Elements

  • Character: Adel - عادل or Ayda - عايدة Hammam - حمام, Psychic - متنبئ
  • Prop: A pen - قلم
  • Line: "A monkey, In his mother’s eye's is a gazelle -- القرد في عين أمه غزال"

Audience Favorite: Group A

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Best Writing

Aldor Althani by One day filming

Another country by Pure

Best Editing

Odam El Television by Drizzle Dust

Best Directing

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Best Cinematography

Aldor Althani by One day filming

Another country by Pure

Best Actor

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Shady Ahmed El 3elba by The Baboons

Best Ensemble Acting

Hafl Tohour by The Metaphorical Ketchup

Best Special Effects

Bottoola Mosharada by Guys with Glasses

Odam El Television by Drizzle Dust

Best Costumes

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Best Use of Character

Another country by Pure

Odam El Television by Drizzle Dust

Best Use of Prop

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Aldor Althani by One day filming

Best Use of Line

Hafl Tohour by The Metaphorical Ketchup

Best Use of Genre

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2013 Film List

  • Aldor Althani by One day filming
  • Another country by Pure
  • Bottoola Mosharada by Guys with Glasses
  • Day 136 by Electric Hedgehogs

    An old psychic controls the life of his young neighbour through a diary and turns him into a recluse

  • El 3elba by The Baboons
  • Hafl Tohour by The Metaphorical Ketchup
  • Odam El Television by Drizzle Dust
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