Mostafa Sheshtawy is a cinematographer mainly known for Certified Mail (2019) and Night Exterior (2018). Started his career as photojournalist during the Egyptian revolution in 2011, his work has been published in LA Times, BBC, The Daily News Egypt and many others before moving into motion picture.
In 2015, he wrote and directed two short films that went on to screen in various festivals such as World of Film International Festival Glasgow 2016, Giffoni film festival 2016 and others.
In 2016 Mostafa went to USA to study cinematography in Maine Media College and was mentored by established cinematographers with years of experience in the American industry.
Since then he has worked in the camera department in over 10 short films and 2 feature films.“Night Exterior“ with acclaimed Egyptian Director/DP Ahmad Abdallah. The film represented Egypt in the Cairo International Film Festival 2018 Official Competition after screening in Toronto International Film Festival. Then moved to lens Hisham Saqr’s first feature film “Certified Mail” which won 3 prizes in Final Cut competition in Venice International Film Festival.