CAIRO - 24 August 2020: Film Editor Ahmed Hafez has received the Best Editing Award at the 5th Arabian Cinema Awards (ACA) for his exceptional work in “ El Feel el Azra’a” (Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers) , a film production by Synergy Films.
The new award was revealed by DearGuest (DG) S.A.E Company for Publishing, Printing and Distribution among other awards for films produced in 2019.
This award marks the fifth from ACA for Hafez after winning four Best Editor awards for Bitter Sugar in 2015, Hepta: The Last Lecture in 2016, The Originals in 2017 and Diamond Dust in 2018. It also marks Hafez’s third award for Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers, as the film previously won him Best Editing award at the Annual Film Society Festival For Egyptian Cinema and The Egyptian Association for Writers & Cinema Critics.
The 5th Arabian Cinema Awards (ACA) rewards film releases in 2019. Organized by DearGuest, Arabian Cinema Awards hands awards in 20 categories, based on the votes ofACA Awarding Night’s members, who work in the filmmaking industry.
Egyptian film editor Ahmed Hafez has enjoyed an impressive career full of outstanding achievements. His editing credits include more than 30 films and TV series.
His most recentprojects include Paranormal TV series that marks Netflix's first-ever original Egyptian series, and Every Week Has a Friday, which recently premiered on Shahid.net to a great success.
Currently, he is editing Al Aref: Awdat Younis by Ahmad Alaa Aldeeb, starring Ahmed Ezz, MarwanHamed’s book-to-film adaptation Kira & El Gin, starring Karim Abdelaziz and Ahmed Ezz, as well as Mohamed Diab’s Amira.
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