Hello! I am Mohamed El-Kateb, a filmmaker from Alexandria, Egypt. Now resident in Germany.
In 2016, I started studying Information and Communication Design, B.A. at Faculty of Communication and Environment, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany. 2016-2019
In 2012, I studied filmmaking in Film School El-Nahda Association for Scientific and Cultural Renaissance- Jesuits Cultural Center in Cairo, Egypt.
Since 2008, I have participated in a number of workshops as a director, DOP, editor, script writer and actor.
In 2014, I created and produced the first mini web series in Egypt entitled “Plan B”. It is a drama that consists of 15 short episodes that all events take place in Alexandria.
In 2012, I have acted in a short film called “Un-damageable” which won first place in Tropfest Arabia Competition in Abu Dhabi.
My scenario “Black and White” as an adaptation of Ibrahim Aslan’s short story has been chosen among 3 other scenarios in the short list of Bibliotheca Alexandrina Plaza Competition for short movies in the fourth edition in 2011/2012.
Currently, I am working on opening my personal studio ”Varphi Studio” between Egypt and Germany for all those who are passionate about filmmaking in specific and arts in general.
Name: Mohamed El-Kateb
Lives in: Duisburg, Germany
Company: Varphi Studios
Occupation: Actor, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter, Filmmaker and Videographer
Film (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Actor In a futuristic dystopian world, where people are filled with emptiness and desperation, 'He' desperately tries to acquire a spot on a circular platform that leads people into a deep state of hypnosis; cutting him off from all the coldness surrounds him.
Film (Short) Actor "Undamageable" explores the strength of ideas during Egypt's “Arab Spring”