Mohamed DiabDIRECTOR | WRITER
New York Film Academy alum Mohamed Diab is an Egyptian filmmaker. He began his career as a screenwriter, achieving commercial success in the Middle East. In 2010 he made his directorial debut Cairo 678, about a trio of female vigilantes who fight sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo. His sophomore film, Clash, was the opener for Cannes Film Festival’s ‘Un Certain Regarde’. In 2022, he became Marvel’s first Arab director as director of Disney+ Moon Knight.
In 2022, Diab returned to his home campus in September for a Q&A with Senior Director of NYFA’s Film Festival Department, Crickett Rumley.
Program Studied at NYFA: Screenwriting
Program Type: 1-Year Screenwriting
Year Attended/Graduated: 2005
Location: Los Angeles