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MAHMOUD GHALI
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MAHMOUD GHALI

MONKEYS

Co-founder

Egypt

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Ghali is the founding partner and visual effects supervisor at Monkeys, a Cairo based animation and visual effects studio.

After finishing a computer science degree in 2004, Ghali decided to follow his guts and passion for the craft of 3d art and started a job as a 3d assets artist for TV commercials, which lead him to five years of working as a lead artist and then visual effects supervisor at few of Egypt’s most acclaimed studios. During that time he was lucky to work with almost every commercials director in the region and crafted some of Egypt’s most iconic and memorable commercials that won a body of awards including a silver Cannes award winner in film craft for a local TV network commercial.

In 2011, Ghali founded Monkeys with the soul reason of producing high end visual effects and animation for commercials. Few years after its establishment, Monkeys gained a rapid reputation as a supplier of international standards CG Imagery and VFX and the go to shop for agencies, directors and producers working on projects that require fine craft and tricky solutions. Having worked with clients in North Africa, Middle east and Europe, Monkeys is now recognized in the region as one of the most quality trusted suppliers, and Ghali has worked with almost every multinational or local agency, director and production company in the region.

Ghali puts his heart into the craft of visual effects and the production of quality pictures, the mixed nature of art and science involved in the job keeps mhim engaged and striving for the next job.