Private Project

The Surrogate

In near future, a set of absurd laws have been put in place. The penalty for those who violate the laws, is to be recycled and replaced by another person known as The Surrogate.

  • Mazen Fawzy
  • Mazen Fawzy
  • Mazen Fawzy
  • Esraa Zain
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 43 seconds
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - BUC
Director Biography - Mazen Fawzy

While studying medicine, he found his passion for cinema and filmmaking, and decided to pursue film criticism to satisfy his love for film, he wrote many articles that were published in lots of online and offline publications, as well as writing for the bulletins for many of the Egyptian film festivals such as Cairo International Film Festival and Luxor African Film Festival.

After a while, his love for visual storytelling grew more and more, so he decided to drop out of studying medicine and study filmmaking instead.

"The Surrogate" is his first short film and his graduation project from film school.

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