Ahmed El Nagar

Director of Photography

About Filmography Work samples News and dates

1988 born in Cairo, Egypt

2009 high school graduation, Bünde, North-Rhine-Westphalia

2010-2013 media designer training at Bavaria Film

2013-2019 cinematography studies
Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (Diploma)

since 2019 free-lance director of photography

He lives in Munich, Germany

Languages
German, Arabic, English (fluent)
Special experience
ARRI Alexa/Alexa Plus/Amira/Mini, RED Digital Cinema, 16mm Film (ARRI SR3, ARRIFLEX 416), 35mm Film (ARRI BL3, ARRIFLEX 435), Green Screen, VFX, DJI Ronin Gimbal, DJI Phantom
Experience abroad
Spain, Poland, Philippines
Awards

“Naiwan”
Nomination German Cinematography Young Talent Award 2019

Cinema & TV (selection)
2022
Room With A Stable - Sophie's Deep Fall
Director: Rainer Kaufmann
in production
Roxy Film for ARD Degeto
TV movie
Servus Baby - 3rd Season
Director: Natalie Spinell
PSSST! Filmproduktion for BR
TV series
2021
SOKO Hamburg – 2 Episodes
Director: Alex Schaad
Network Movie for ZDF
TV series
Nahrani
Director: Simon Pfister
HFF München/Auer & Pfister GbR with BR/arte
middle-length film
Skin Deep
Director: Alex Schaad
37. Settimana Internazionale della Critica, Venedig 2022
Walker + Worm Filmproduktion/Donndorffilms
feature film
2020
Two State Café
Director: Alex Schaad
Wiedemann & Berg Television
TV series pilot
Staaken
Director: Judith Westermann
Wiedemann & Berg Television
TV series pilot
Rogue Trader
Director: David Preute
55th Intl. Hofer Filmtage 2021
HFF München/La Piscine Productions with BR
feature film
Script: Ferdinand Arthuber (with Freya Stewart, Gabriela Sperl)
Director: Rainer Kaufmann
Intl. Film Festival Munich 2021
Sperl Film mit W&B Television for ZDF
TV movie
2018
The Love Europe Project – Part of the World (episode directed by Alex Schaad)
Director: Alex Schaad
Walking Ghost/Gabriela Sperl
feature film
Naiwan (Diplomfilm)
Director: Andreas Irnsdorfer
Nomination German Cinematography Award 2019, Young Talent Award
Hadifilm Behr/Mayer
short film
2017
Director: Alex Schaad
Audience Award, Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize 2018
HFF München/Donndorffilms
short film
Backswing
Director: David Preute und Jonas Egert
HFF München/Cellardor Film
TV documentary
2015
Director: Alex Schaad
Student Academy Award in Gold 2016 "Best Foreign Narrative"
Max Ophüls Prize 2016 "Best Middel-Length Feature Film"
HFF München
short film
Bogat
Director: Valentin Kruse
HFF München
short film
2014
Thomas Balder and the Process
Director: Alex Schaad
HFF München
short film
Market and Value
Director: Marina Anselm
HFF München
TV documentary
Commercials (selection)

2018 “Allianz Altersvorsorge – Beginners”, spec-spot/commercial, eeProductions
dir. Bastian Eipert

2017 “Lancopharm”, commercial, Anabella Peiffer
dir. Mahnas Sawari

Mother Quits
(2020)
TV movie, Sperl Film mit W&B Television for ZDF
Director: Rainer Kaufmann
Script: Ferdinand Arthuber (with Freya Stewart, Gabriela Sperl)
with Maren Kroymann, Rainer Bock, Jördis Triebel, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Stefan Komaske, Lena Urzendowsky, Ulrich Tukur
Intl. Film Festival Munich 2021
Naiwan
(Diplomfilm)
(2018)
short film, Hadifilm Behr/Mayer
Director: Andreas Irnsdorfer
Nomination German Cinematography Award 2019, Young Talent Award
Endling
(2017)
short film, HFF München/Donndorffilms
Director: Alex Schaad
with Bernd Grawert, Dimitrij Schaad, Friederike Becht, Imogen Kogge
Audience Award, Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize 2018
Invention of Trust
(2015)
short film, HFF München
Director: Alex Schaad
with Dimitrij Schaad, Patrick Finger, Julia Heinze
Student Academy Award in Gold 2016 "Best Foreign Narrative"
Max Ophüls Prize 2016 "Best Middel-Length Feature Film"
05.10.2022
Mother Quits
Script: Ferdinand Arthuber (mit Freya Stewart, Gabriela Sperl), Director: Rainer Kaufmann
20:15
Romance TV
13.10.2022
Mother Quits
Script: Ferdinand Arthuber (mit Freya Stewart, Gabriela Sperl), Director: Rainer Kaufmann
00:15
Romance TV
13.10.2022
Mother Quits
Script: Ferdinand Arthuber (mit Freya Stewart, Gabriela Sperl), Director: Rainer Kaufmann
13:05
Romance TV
14.10.2022
The Love Europe Project – Part of the World
Director: Alex Schaad
01:40
arte