Consultants play an important role in Mosalsalat Screenwriters Lab as they
carefully go through all the submitted projects making sure the ones selected
are those showing promise and most likely to benefit from the Lab.
is the list of Mosalsalat Creative Consultants for the past round, in addition
to a brief
Born in 1981,
Aladdin Qaraqish is a professional screenwriter who launched his career after
obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Halwan in
Egypt. Early on, he worked in animation, but his passion and interest in
screenwriting pushed him to pursue a master’s degree in Cinematic Arts from the
Red Sea Institute for Cinematic Arts concentrating on screenwriting. After
that, he worked on content development and writing scripts for several clients
including Netflix, Arab Telemedia Group, Sesame Workshop, Edraak, and Spica
Productions, in addition to several other companies and institutes both
local and international. Qaraqish is currently a full-time freelance screenwriter
and has recently joined the Royal Film Commission as a film advisor.
producer/writer holding a BF in film studies from UTAH university and over 20
years of experience as a writer, director and producer with several large
Middle-East production houses.
He is currently
a consultant producer for Netflix MENA.
credits include directing, co-directing and unit directing in the “Road to
Kabul”, “The sons of Alrashid”, “Abu Ja’afar Al-Mansour”, “The Rough Road”,
“Jamr Alghada” and “The Invasion”.
credits include “Nokta wa Satar Jadid”, “Shu hal Haki”, “Medinah”, “The Promise
of a Stranger” and “Ibn Rushd”. As a producer he worked on “Ras Ghleis”,
“Karima”, “Al-Anoud”, “Audeh abu Tayeh”, “Oyoun Alia”, “Nimer bin Adwan”, “Sun
Rises Again”, “Love in Hyde Park”, “Malik bin Alrayb” and “Thar Ghleis”.
is an Egyptian screenwriter and film critic. He is a member of the Egyptian
Film Critics Association and the International Federation of Film Critics. He
participated as a film critic, member of the jury, and a member of the
Selection Committee in several international festivals, such as the Cairo
International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, and Malmo Arab Film
Festival, and is currently working as a consultant for MBC. Abdelrazek writes
in several newspapers as a film critic in addition to being a visiting lecturer
at the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University - Department of Drama and