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I am author (20 historical novels) and film director (Spectre of Edgar allan Poe, Cherkess 2010, The Prisoner 2013. A Facebook Romance 2014). President of sindika Productions and currently active promoting new coproduction projects.
About the Author/Filmmaker
Mohy Quandour, Author, composer and film producer/director of Circassian origins, is a veteran filmmaker and author of historical novels published in the USA, the UK and translated into several other languages, including Russian, Arabic and Turkish.
Mohy Quandour combined his varied career between business and the creative fields, often interchanging between them over a period of many years. He began his business career in New York with J.W.T (Advertising films) and later with Bristol Myers International in New York. Later he became an established Consultant to many multinational organizations in Europe, the USA and Japan. He moved into the creative fields in television in New York with the MPO studios and then to Hollywood as a screenwriter and film director. His recent film productions include “Cherkess” 2010, “The Prisoner” 2012 and “A Facebook Romance” 2013. (Reference IMDb.com professional website: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0702855/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Quandour is a novelist with 20 historical novels published in Europe, The Middle East, Russia and USA, all available on amazon.com and Barns & Noble. His most popular literary works are 'The Kavkas Trilogy' (Bestseller in the Russian Federation), 'Revolution', 'The Last Hunt', and 'Iraq-Desert Crossings'.
His latest publications include “Robina” 2013, “Family” 2014,“The Flying Cavalry-Story of Cherkess Ethem” 2014 AND “The Plot” story of Sultan Abdulhamid II 2015.
He is also a classical music composer whose recent works are published by Marimba Musikverlag in Munich, Germany and are being performed in Russia, Japan and in many European venues.
Quandour resides in Windsor, United Kingdom but travels extensively for research of his novels. He has a PhD in History and a Master of International Studies.
“Dr. Quandour's vivid prose cuts like a Cossack sabre across the mind's eye. In 'Kavkas' a hundred years of history are woven into the stuff of legends.” Minerva Press, London.
"From the first pages of his novels and the very first notes of his music, the writer and composer Mohydeen Quandour captures our imagination and draws us to this life; at one time drowning us deep into historical events, and then pulling us back to reality and to this world we live in. And we see our own story with his eyes and hear songs of our lives with his ears.” Igor Liapin, First Secretary of the Russian Writers Union.
“Quandour’s new novel “The Last Hunt” is a beautifully written story of the Yeltsin period and the Oligarchs of Russia… entangled in an African safari where the amazing elephant Tukumbala comes to life as a real character in this work…His style is superb but simple and comfortable to read… intricately woven events which keeps you turning the pages of this rather sumptuous book.” Sydney Globe.
Unique traits: Author/screenwriter/classical composer/film director
Film by Sindika Productions Director
Film by Sindika Productions Prucer/Director
Film by Sindika Productions Producer/Director/screenwriter
The Spectre of Edgar Allen Poe
Film by Cinerama Direcor
Claremont University Centre