After practicing dentistry for three years, Ahmed Abuelfadl decided to make a career shift. He studied Filmmaking at the Higher Institute of Cinema in Cairo, and graduated in 2014. Abuelfadl started his film career as a writer and critic, before directing his first short film in 2013, a short documentary called Cairo from 5 to 7, followed by his short fiction film Amin. He also works as an editor and colorist on different projects that vary from fiction to documentary and experimental. Abuelfadl teaches filmmaking to postgraduates at Ain Shams University as well as at Jesuit Cairo film school.