Producer Mohamed Hefzy joins International Emmy Awards jury


DUBAI: Award-winning Egyptian producer and screenwriter Mohamed Hefzy has been selected to be part of the International Emmy Awards jury for 2022. Hefzy will be among a judging panel of more than 1,000 television experts from around the world. While nominees for the television awards will be announced this month, the winners will be revealed in a ceremony in New York on Nov. 21.

Having founded his production company Film Clinic in 2005, Hefzy has been behind more than 40 pathbreaking films and series including “Souad,” “Youmeddine,” and “Clash.”

Hefzy has previously served as a jury member for the Venice International Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival, and he was also the president of the Cairo International Film Festival from 2018 to 2022.

Hefzy is also known for co-founding Meem Creative Circle, an agency that produced the first Netflix Egyptian original series, “Paranormal.”