Wael Omar

Wael Omar is an Egyptian director and producer who lives in Cairo. After earning his MA in film arts in 2005, Omar shot his short documentary State of Emergency as part of the Democracy 76 Project, a series of short documentaries. His work aired on BBC Storyville, Al Arabiya, France 3 and ITVS as well as being screened at many international film festivals. In 2008, Omar co-founded Middle West Films, an incubator and co-production house for feature films.