An Egyptian director and editor, Mohamed Khalifa became widely known from AlBernameg, a highly acclaimed popular television show that was formatted in the style of “The Daily Show”, currently hosted by Trevor Noah in the United States. After graduating from the University of Toronto with a bachelor of arts in Cinema, Khalifa put his degree to excellent use, and became the OTV promo director for 5 years. The Egyptian revolution triggered a turning point in his career, when he co-directed Sowt EL Hurreya and Cairokee’s Esbat Makanak video clips. Khalifa recently directed a hit that follows Arabs in the United States, called Amreeca Bel Arabi, and how they cope being away from their homes. He tried his shot at directing a drama television series, Estifa, for the first time ever in 2015, which involved an eclectic variation of respected actors and actresses and received critical praise amongst audiences. From his famous line of works, Khalifa directed the online campaign for Mandolin chocolate, which made it’s way to being in the top 10 finalists of the Lantern Awards 2016. Lately, he has been directing a program named Ashraf, which displays different types of comedy using a range of acting methods.