Tamer Ashry

Tamer Ashry

Egypt

Biography

Tamer Ashry is a director, producer, script-writer, and cinematographer with 13 years of experience working in film and television in Egypt and the Middle East. Ashry is the founder and CEO of BEE Media, one of the leading production companies in Egypt. His specialty is in documentary, fiction film, reality TV and commercials. He is passionate about creating media that will have a social impact. His work has been screened at numerous international film festivals addressing issues such as sexual harassment, state violence (THE MORGUE), daily life in Palestine (PICTURES OF GAZA), and the critically-acclaimed (TRIALS OF SPRING), documenting women’s fight for peace. His films have also been featured on several international TV channels including PBS, BBC, and Al-Jazeera. He has collaborated with organizations such as the UN to create award-winning campaigns for human rights, gender equality, and child abuse. Most recently, Ashry was the producer for NAWARA, which was awarded at the Dubai FF, and he was assistant director for THE BLUE ELEPHANT, which was the number-one film in the 2015 Egyptian Box Office. Ashry holds an ‘excellence with honors’ BA from the faculty of Mass Communications. PHOTOCOPY is his first fiction feature film.

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