David Awad


A still from the Ramadan TV show "Sunset Oasis" starring Khaled al-Nabawy and Menna Shalaby. (photo by YouTube/El Adl Group)

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Egyptian producers turn to best-sellers to boost Ramadan ratings

| David Awad, Contributor

Two of Egypt’s recent soap operas are based on the country's well-known novels whose sales have increased in turn due to TV drama.

Egyptian film about revolutions soon in cinemas

Monday, Jun. 5, 2017 | David Awad, Contributor

Egyptians disagree over whether or not there is sufficient documentation available to produce a film depicting the political conflicts that led to the January 25 Revolution and the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi following the June 30, 2013, protests.

How far can Egypt's prank TV shows go?

Thursday, May. 11, 2017 | David Awad, Contributor

Egyptian parliamentarian Galal Awara has called on the concerned bodies to stop TV prank shows, especially in the run-up to Ramadan.

'Beauty and the Beast' romances Egypt despite controversial content

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 | David Awad, Contributor

Some in Egypt criticized the state censors for allowing "Beauty and the Beast" to be screened in local movie theaters, as the movie contains scenes suggesting homosexuality.

Could foreign partners help revive ailing Arab film industry?

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | David Awad, Contributor

The Sharm el-Sheikh Arab and European Film Festival started a debate through a seminar on joint film projects between the Arab world and Europe, over the feasibility of international co-productions.

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David Awad is an Egyptian journalist who started his career as a trainee at Al-Ahram Al-Ektesady, and then he moved to Radio Mubashir Al-Ektesady as a producer. Awad focuses on issues pertaining to economy, media and the arts.  

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