After earning his Bachelor from the Higher Institute of Cinema at the Arts Academy in 1985, he worked as artistic director and scenery designer for films, plays, commercials and music videos. His long narrative films include: X-Large, Cousins, Leisure Time, Snakes and Ladders, His Highness, the Prime Minister. He also worked in the two documentaries Live Nature and Buthaina. Among the awards he obtained: Best Décor Awards for The Yacoubian Building from The Film Society of Cinema ArtFestival 2006, the National Festival of Egyptian Cinema and Art Festival 2006. Best Décor Awards for The Island from Art Festival 2007 and Film Association Festival 2008 and Oscar of Egyptian Cinema 2008. Jury member at both The Film Society Festival 2006 and Cairo Festival for Arab Media 2008. Founders of the Egyptian Front for Freedom of Creativity that was born after January 25 Revolution to withstand creativity, freedom of expression, and the right to knowledge for the Egyptian citizen.