Marouan Omara lives and works in Cairo. He is a documentary filmmaker, his works have a dreamlike notion, overlapping fiction and reality by it's direct respond to the surrounding and closeness to everyday experiences.
Marouan currently works as an adjunct professor for film production at the American University in Cairo. He also works closely to Fig Leaf Studios, an independent company that leads many international co-productions in Egypt.
In 2014 Omara was the managing director of Cairo Industry Forum, as part of Cairo International Film Festival, He is also taking part on its 2015 edition as a selection committee.