Egyptian Cinematographer Ramses Marzouk- Photo: fragment from promotional material on event page
CAIRO – 5 December 2017: Osiris for Art Production and Training will be hosting a workshop led by the acclaimed Egyptian cinematographer Ramses Marzouk in a workshop on December 13.
The workshop is part of Osiris’ continuous program called “One Day Workshop”, in which workshops take place in a single session conducted by well known artists and performers experienced in various artistic fields invited by Osiris. The workshop discusses the usage of light in cinema and its effects on cinematic pictures.
Ramses Marzouk is a popular Egyptian cinematographer. He has worked in over fifty productions in addition to numerous documentaries and short films.
Marzouk studied Applied Arts at Helwan University, then resumed his studies in the Cairo High Cinema Institute from which he graduated in 1963. He continued his studies in Italy and, then went on to study in France, where he received his doctorate from the famous Paris arts institute Sorbanne University in 1983.
His photography work was exhibited twice at the French Cinematheque, and he has received many tributes and awards in festivals and shows throughout his career. He also founded the first Egyptian magazine on cinema titled “Camera”. Some of the famous films he has worked on include “Heya Fawda” (Chaos), “Al-Mohager” (The Emigrant), and “Mercedes”.