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ISLAM BADR

Video Editor and Filmmaker

Personal Information:

• Date of Birth: 15-12-1996

• Phone Number: 05436189338

• Address: Istanbul, Turkey

• E-mail: islam7badr@gmail.com

• Website: islam7badr.com

 

Education:

Bahçeşehir University

Major: Bachelor of Mass Communication, Cinema and Television, August 2020.

GPA: 3.84 out of 4.


Honors and Awards:

• University honor certificate of being the first student of my department in all the academic years.

• Best student film in Virgin Spring Cinefest, Kolkata, India. For my short film “Seven Years ago”.

• My short film “Seven Years Ago'' is selected as a Semi-Finalist in Los Angeles CineFest.

• Finalist at the 23rd season of Calcutta International Cult Film Festival with my film “To Be Eaten”.

• “To Be Eaten” has won the award for 2nd Best Experimental Short Film of the month (November 2018) in CKF International Film Festival - England, United Kingdom.

 

Technical Skills:

• Adobe Creative Suite: (Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, Audition, After Effects).

• Microsoft Office Suite: (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).

• Able to use most of the cameras and the shooting equipment.

• Aware of using the lighting equipment and making lighting set-ups.

• Experienced with using the boom, zoom and lavalier microphones.

• Ability of writing films with professional script format.

 

Personal Skills:

• Self-learning: I have learned how to use all the softwares that I have mentioned by myself.

• Perseverance: Despite of being alone in a totally different kind of life I was able to focus on my strengths and become the top student of my faculty.

• Patience:I do not lose hope and I always search for a new perspective or point of view that might help with solving the obstacles that I might face.

• Understanding: I tend to understand the others’ way of thinking to be able to create a good harmony with them at work.

• Ambition: I deal with any work generally as if it’s my own not as an employee, so I give my best to make more progressive achievements.

• Passionate for learning: Finished four different online Masterclasses.

o The Dramatic writing class with David Mamet.

o The Art of Negotiation class with Chris Voss.

o The Photography class with Annie Leibovitz. Recently.

o The Art of Storytelling class with Neil Gaiman.

 

Languages:

• Arabic (Mother Tongue).

• English (Upper intermediate).

• Turkish (Intermediate).

 

Work Experience:
IFilms Media (ifilms.media)/ 39 East (39east.co.uk)
Video Editor                                                                                                                         Full-time, May 2022 – Present.

-Programs:

  • The BRIEF (Seasons 1&2) (AL-JAZEERA O2).

  • ANAN’S LAB (AL-JAZEERA O2).

  • WEB 03 (AL-JAZEERA O2).

  • MESSAGE TO EARTH (AL-JAZEERA O2).

  • SMART LIFE (Season 2) (AL-JAZEERA NETWORK).

  • BAB HIWAR.

  • DOCUMENTARY FILMS:

  • LQB_INTERNET OF BODIES (18 -20 MINS).

  • LQB_THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION (18 -20 MINS).

  • LQB_RACISM IN BRITAIN (18 -20 MINS).

  • LQB_NATIONALITY AND BORDERS LAW IN UK (18 -20 MINS).

  • RED NOTICE (50 MINS).

  • SLOW DEATH CENTERS (50 MINS).

  • BETWEEN_LINES_EP01_BETWEEN JOURNALISM AND POLITICS (30 MINS).

Film Director & Content writer

  • LQB_THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION (18 -20 MINS).

  • LQB_RACISM IN BRITAIN (18 -20 MINS).

  • LQB_NATIONALITY AND BORDERS LAW IN UK (18 -20 MINS).

  • SLOW DEATH CENTERS (50 MINS).

  • BETWEEN_LINES_EP01_BETWEEN JOURNALISM AND POLITICS (30 MINS).
     

LINE 9 PRO (l9pro.com)

Video Editor                                                                                                                                               Full-Time, March 2021 – April 2022.

• Edited 200 Videos Including Promos, Showreels, Features and Music videos.

• Edited 2 full episodes of “Barlaman Shaab” YouTube program including George kordahi’s episode.

• Edited all the features and the breaks of “ICSTAR” talent show - 82 Feature and 50 break.

• Edited the main official promo of “ICSTAR” talent show.

• Edited 13 different unscripted stories for “Human Appeal UK”.

• Edited 4 indentity features for “Sema Al-Quds” TV Channel.

• Edited “Marro MenHuna” Video Clip for “ICTV Network”.


Assistant Director                                                                                                                                 Part-Time, December 2021 –April 2022.

• 4 indentity features for “Sema Al-Quds” TV Channel.

• Prepared 4 proposals to 4 different clients.

• Made a break-down to 195 pages script for a feature length documentary series of 6 episodes.

 

Self-employed

Photography Career.

• Worked on different sets of artistic photo shootings.

• Worked on various collections of wedding photography.

• Advertising campaign for “Bridge Academy” educational center.

• Covered lots of political student activities in Egypt (January 2014 – September 2015).

 

Writing Career.

• Wrote different film scripts some of them has been shot already.

• Wrote tens of poems in the Arabic slang.

 Wrote 4 Scripts for “Hakkuhom” Social plat-form.

 

Filmmaking Career.

Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production.                                                        Personal Work, September 2016 – Present.

• Created, Directed and edited number of different short films

o "Seven Years Ago" – Short dramatic film – 15 min.

▪ It reflects a mental struggle of a foreigner student who has a culture shock.

o "To Be Eaten" – Short experimental film – 3 min.

▪ A parallel world where the humans were eaten by the spaghetti.

o "Deep Rest" – Short dramatic film – 9 min.

▪ It Shows what if the depression was visible in our life.

o "Affiliation" – Music video – 4 min.

▪ Implies how the humans, animals and plants are affiliated to each other.

o "Beyond Recognition" - Short experimental film – 2 min.

▪ Expresses how a human can be stuck in a single memory of his life.

o "Never Returns" - Short film – 2 min.

▪ A story of two close friends who were separated by the death.

 

Interests:

• Running - Swimming - Gym - Psychology - Free writing - Socializing - Acting - Religion.

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