Biography

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Multi-award-winning composer Amir Hedayah. Best known for his work in "Over my dead body", "Made in Egypt", "Dufaat Beirut", "Apocalypse", and various more films and TV shows.

Amir studied music theory, guitar, and piano at the "Conservatoire de Musique D'Alexandrie" (Alexandria, Egypt) yet, his informal music education began earlier as a member of a musicians' family. At the age of 16 in order to expand his network and collaborate on a wider range of projects, he moved from Alexandria to Cairo and began attending the Helwan University's Faculty of Music Education.

With a theoretical foundation in music composition, he went on to compose motion pictures and for television. In 2010, Hedayah won the best music special award for scoring "El Watar" feature film. In 2015 he was selected as a top 10 winner at the Oticons International Film Music Competition.

In 2016 he began his international collaboration with ex-Pixar and co-founder of Animation Mentor and Artella "Bobby Beck" through multiple animated projects on the platform "Artella" including scoring the opening film of 2016's CTN animation eXpo "Duel".

Hedayah became a Recording Academy Member in 2016 and in 2017 he scored and designed the sound of the world's 1st virtual reality animated short film "Lily & Snout". In 2018 won the Best Soundtrack Award at Spain's International Spiritual Film Festival, and in 2019 won the second Grand Prize at the Oticons international film scoring competition.

In 2020 received two nominations at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, winning one of them as OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE - TV SHOW (FOREIGN LANGUAGE) Award for his work in the Lebanese TV Show "Dofaat Beirut".

In 2021 was selected by "Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes" for the "Spot the Composer" program as one the best 40 composers in the world for this program.