Shady Alfons, Khaled Mansour and Amr Waked in Twitter Boat-Instagram Shady Alfons, Khaled Mansour and Amr Waked in Twitter Boat-Instagram

El Gouna Film Festival stars tweet

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017
CAIRO - 13 October 2017: The El Gouna Film Festival, which ran from September 22 until 29, was a week to remember for film and entertainment fans. Did you miss out on what went down? Here are some of the key moments on Twitter from the stars who were there.

The Festival’s venue featured a real-life physical


in the resort town as a means for engaging the stars and fans alike, with the program hosted by Khaled Mansour (


) and Shadi Alfons (


); whose video interviews were posted live on the


Twitter and Periscope accounts.

The hosts invited several celebrities, such as Hend Sabry (


), Amina Khalil (


) and Asser Yassin (


) on to the Twitter Boat for live Q&A’s with fans, games, activities and most importantly full-on exposure for fan engagement via Twitter. Moreover, celebrities captured and created their own videos, GIFs and photos of themselves through a Twitter Mirror during their interviews.

Catch-up on the must-watch interviews from the festival and see what the various stars had to say while on board Egypt’s first #TwitterBoat:


Equally, the videos from the festival’s Twitter handle @ELGounaFilm generated more than 100,000 viewers, 65,000 likes and 50,000 hearts on Periscope. These videos included:

◦Broadcast of the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival through the Twitter and Periscope accounts


◦Red carpet exclusive interviews during the opening and closing ceremonies by Aiman Kaissouni and Engy Kiwan.


◦Daily video recap summarizing ‘What’s Happening in #GFF’.


◦Exclusive photos, videos and innovative content in the form of Moments.

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