Nada Riyadh & Ayman El Amir

Ayman El Amir, born on December 7th, 1981 in Yemen
Nada Riyadh, born on November 25th, 1987 in Egypt

Nada Riyadh is an Egyptian filmmaker. Her debut feature documentary film, Happily Ever After, which she directed with Ayman El Amir, premiered at IDFA 2016. Her short fiction film, The Trap, was selected for the official competition of La Semaine de la Critique, Cannes Film Festival 2019. She is an alumnus of various international film programs including Cannes’ La Fabrique, Next Step Program La Semaine de la Critique, Berlinale talents, American Film Showcase and Film Independent.

Ayman El Amir is an Egyptian filmmaker. His recent work includes directing, with Nada Riyadh, the feature documentary,Happily Ever After, premiered at IDFA 2016 and producing the short fiction, The Trap selected for La Semaine de la Critique at the Festival de Cannes 2019. He has worked as a script consultant for many labs and institutes including TorinoFilmLab, Doha Film Institute, Marrakesh Atlas Atelier, DW Academy and Full Circle Lab.