Mohamed Attia is an Egyptian award-winning art director and production designer who has established a prominent name in the industry across Egypt and the Arab region. His recent works include the design and execution process for The Pharaohs' Golden Parade, as well as the production design for Abla Fahita: Drama Queen that released on Netflix, and Al Aref: Awdat Younis, starring Ahmed Ezz.
He started his career in 2004, working on Klephty film by director Mohamed Khan. Following that, he collaborated with Mohamed Khan once more on Banat Wist El-balad and Fi Shaket Masr El Gedeeda. Throughout his career, Attia worked on key Egyptian films by prominent directors, including Marwan Hamed, whom he worked with in the horror film series The Blue Elephant, The Originals and Diamond Dust. Attia also worked with director Yousry Nasrallah in Baad El Mawkeaa (After The Battle) that landed its world premiere in the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, and Ehky Ya Scheherazade (2009). Furthermore, he collaborated with director Tarek Alarian in several films, including Aswar al-Qamar (The Walls of the Moon), El-Khaliyyah (The Cell), and the film series Welad Rizk (Sons of Rizk) film series. He also created a world inspired by the 1970s in Afrah AlQoba, by director Mohamed Yassin.
Attia's astounding talent that has been reflected through his works won him several awards throughout his career, including 5 Best Set Design Awards from the Annual Film Society Festival For Egyptian Cinema for his films; Baad El Mawkeaa (After The Battle), Aswar al-Qamar (The Walls of the Moon), Sons of Rizk, Ehky Ya Scheherazade, and The Blue Elephant, for which he also won Best Art Design from the Egyptian National Film Festival. He also won Best Art Director Award from the Egyptian Catholic Center For Cinema for his film The Originals, as well as other awards from Cairo Design Award, within the Production Design category; the Golden Award for Diamond Dust and Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers, and the Silver Award for Sons of Rizk 2 and Afrah AlQoba.
Besides his works in the cinema industry, Attia also enjoys an impressive repertoire of TV shows, in which he introduced the world of entertainment and sketches in Abla Fahita, the world of music and musicians in Soula, presented by Assala Nasri, and Sahranin by Amir Karara.
Attia has also entered the advertising and marketing field, collaborating with many local and international brands, including Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Vodafone, Etisalat, Orange, Telecom Egypt (WE), among others. Furthermore, he worked on a number of video clips, collaborating with key stars across the Arab world; Amr Diab, Assala Nasri, Angham, and Samira Said.
Attia has also been one of the key artistic directors behind various public events besides 'The Pharaohs' Golden Parade', including the World Youth Forum in 2018 and 2019, the latest three consecutive editions of the Cairo International Film Festival and the third edition of the El Gouna Film Festival.