Amr Hassanein

Head Of Production / Technical Director

Summary

Eighteen years of combined experience in studio / location shooting, broadcast programming, production troubleshooting, and news coverage. Solid network of production industry contacts and up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, equipment and events.

Work History

Work History

Founder

Dec 2015 - Present
fotoseera.com
  • Launched a personal blog for buying and selling imagery stock online 

Co-Founder 

2014 - Present
Sorastock.com
  • Launched a photo stock agency specialised in Middle eastern imagery

Technical Director

Oct 2009 - Oct 2013
Raw Entertainment (Tarek Al-Erian)
  • Train and supervise professional workflow crew on different cameras (Arri, RED, Weisscam).
  • Design and integrate the Post Production Facilities (Editing, Compositing, and Colour Grading).
  • Milo Operator (Mark Roberts Motion Control).
  • Technical producer of the company production in feature films and TV shows.


News Producer/Fixer

2008 - 2013
ABC News
  • AP/Producer in covering the Syrian Revolution in Aleppo, Syria 2012
  • Ap/Producer in Covering the Libyan Revolution in Benghazi, Libya 2011
  • AP/Producer in covering the Egyptian Revolution in Egypt and the events that followed.
  • Producer and fixer in news coverage events and feature stories from inside Egypt.
  • AP in covering Pilgrimage season in KSA during swine flue.

Producer

Jan 2010 - Feb 2010
National Geographic
  • Producing an episode of "Don't tell my mother, I'm in Cairo"

Producer

Feb 2009 - Feb 2009
Pearson Inc.
  • Producing a short documentary called My Story”  7 min

Producer

Jan 2009 - Jan 2009
Unicef
  • Producing a short documentary called "SSHE: Our Health In Our Hands" 10 min

Producer

Aug 2008 - Mar 2009
Egyptian TV (NTN)
  • Producing a long documentary called “Ragaa Al-Nakkash: Braids of wheat and gold” 48 min

Producer

Mar 2008 - Apr 2008
Travel Channel

Producing an episode of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservation” Egypt eps.

Operations Manager

Mar 2005 - Dec 2005
Takhayal  Entertainment  (AL-Kharafy Group)
  • Design and integrate post production facilities (edit suits with central storage)

Senior Air Time Executive

2002 - 2003
El Mehwar Satellite Channel
  • Participating in designing and integrating the Airing Room.
  • Training, managing and supervising of Airing Department.
  • Media managing and Play-list scheduling.
  • Excutive Director of “Hewarat” ( Live Talk show covering the Iraqi war).
  • Excutive Director of “Al-Tab`aa Al-Akheera” ( Recorded Newscast and newspapers coverage).

Assistant Correspondent

2001 - 2003
The Daily Telegraph / Christian Science Monitor
  • Fixing interviews and interpreting for Mr. Philip Smucker, the Daily Telegraph and CSM correspondent in Egypt 

Virtual Studio Operator

1998 - 2002
Video Cairo Sat
  • A Virtual Studio Operator (CyberE, Soccer Set and Virtual Replay Orad systems).
  • Feed and Live Coordinator.
  • Linear Video Editor (two machines and three machines).
  • Nonlinear Video Editor (Sony ES-3 system).
  • News Desk


Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office 

Linux

Microsoft Windows Familie

MAC OS.

Education

Education

BA of Commerce

1999 - 2003
Ain Shams University

Faculty of Commerce, Accounting Dept.


Secondary School 

1998
Amir El Sho’ra School

Languages

Arabic Language

Native

English

Excellent