Born in Cairo, 1986, Egyptian director and actor Ahmed Magdy obtained his bachelor degree from the Law School Ain Shams University.
2007, Ahmed directed a short documentary titled "Zezo" funded by the EUROMED. And in 2008, he graduated from Cinema School Jesuit Cairo for low budget filmmaking; his graduation film was titled "Cream Cake " for which he won the "Silver Hawk" prize from Rotterdam Arab Film Festival 2009 and received a special mention from the Golden Taghet Independent Film Festival in Algeria 2009. And Jordan Shorts festival in the same year. Ahmed's last film was produced by the "centre of migration and refuges" in 2009, and was titled "To the sea".
He also acted in a series of short films with various independent Egyptian directors. And in the feature film titled "the Birds of the Nile" 2009, a story by the famous Ibrahim Aslan and directed by Magdy Ahmed Aly. And finally "Microphone" 2010, written and directed by Ahmed Abdalla. And now Ahmed is working on his first feature film.