Hani Osama is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Producers. Osama is the decision-maker, the man behind the company’s vision, who sets its future strategies and picks the creative content that the company presents.
Recently, Osama focused on acquiring rights to successful Arab literary works. He took part in turning Mohamed Sadek’s best-selling novel Hepta into the film Hepta: The Last Lecture that won more than 20 awards and made more than EGP 27 million in the Egyptian box-office. Hepta: The Last Lecture became the highest-grossing romantic film in the history of the Egyptian cinema. Osama is currently working on turning writer Noor Abdulmajeed’s duology Ana Shahira and Ana El Khayen into a 60-episode TV series split into two seasons. But the most recent and exciting project is adapting Nabil Farouk’s novel Adham Sabry.
Through The Producers, Osama co-produced the films Excuse My French, which starred a number of children, the thriller Warda, the first Egyptian feature created in the found-footage style, Before the Summer Crowds, the last film by the great Egyptian director Mohamed Khan, and Sheikh Jackson by director Amr Salama, Egypt’s official submission to the 2018 Academy Award for Best Foreign- Language Film that made about EGP seven million in ticket sales so far. The company’s TV productions include the TV series A‘ard Khas and Zarf Aswad, along with Seventh Neighbor that is airing now on TV.
The series is directed by three young female directors for the first time in the Arab world. In addition to films and TV series, Osama also produced a number of TV commercials for some of the most famous trade marks in the Arab world.