Talent Guide

Mina Nabil

  • Discipline:Director, Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2018


Mina Nabil is a Director, Cinematographer, and Producer from Alexandria, Egypt. In 2011 he received a Bachelor’s degree in Cinema Production. Nabil is also one of the co-founders of Fig Leaf Studios Inc. in Alexandria. He has ten years of experience in filmmaking and has directed several short films which have screened at film festivals internationally. Nabil has worked as a cinematographer for short films, music videos, feature films, and documentaries for clients including Google, Facebook, UN AIDS, and MBC. He has attended several master classes and learning platforms such as Beirut Talents 2015, Documentary Campus MENA Program 2014, USC in Hollywood 2017, and production platforms representing Fig Leaf Studios. His latest project was nominated for the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Prize at Berlinale in 2016. Currently, Nabil is a mentor for a one-year documentary workshop new to Alexandria called Cinedelta, which gives students the opportunity to make a professional documentary film. It is followed by a film festival and screenings all over the delta region in Egypt.

Current Project

I Am A Script Girl (Documentary Feature)


I Am a Script Girl is an up close and personal examination of the life, challenges and career of the unstoppable Sylvette Baudrot who at 89-years old recounts her journey from Egypt to Paris where she became a trusted confidant to the great auteurs of 20th century cinema.