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Mostafa D.

Dublin, Ireland1 review

$300 - $3000 / Day

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  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

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  • Documentary DP



  • 4K video camera

About Mostafa

Mostafa Darwish is an award winning Egyptian visual journalist who specializes in documenting both conflict and love. He is currently based in Ireland. In 2019, Darwish won the Thomson Foundation’s mobile journalism (‘mojo’) competition, for his report on Egypt’s sharp fare increases to an already inadequate train system. Since beginning his career at the start of the Egyptian revolution in 2011, he has covered major news events in Egypt for both local newspapers as well as international news agencies including EPA and the Associated Press. ​ As a freelance multimedia journalist, Darwish has also worked for the BBC, al-Jazeera, aj+, Great Big Story, al-Monitor, ZoominTV and Mada Masr. In addition, he has led journalism workshops in Lebanon and Egypt. Darwish has travelled across the Middle East and Europe, covering news and documenting life in Sudan, Turkey, Malaysia, Sweden, Georgia, Latvia, Ireland and United Arab Emirates. Last year, Darwish was awarded the 2019 Zenith magazine grant, and he filmed a documentary about Egyptian exiles Georgia.under the Open Media Hub grant. Most recently, he has worked as a researcher for the Bee.Army, a Canadian based organization founded by the late Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Darwish is currently a MA journalism student at the University of Limerick and focusing his coverage on migrants.

Top Projects


    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Production Company

    group of volunteers find a new way to attract the homeless to help them to be positive members in the Sudanese society

  • This Dish Could Kill You

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    When Egypt’s Ministry of Health issues its annual warning to stay away from a local deadly delicacy called feseekh, you would think that most would comply. Instead, thousands flock to their local feseekh eateries every day to enjoy the traditional dish. Feseekh, or fermented mullet fish, can cause poisoning or even death if not prepared properly.

  • How Syrians Are Lifting Egypt’s Economy

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    According to Khaldoun Al Moaqaa, chairman of Syrian Businessmen Association in Egypt, Syrian investment amounts to over $800 million. The story about how the Syrian community which started to come to Egypt after the conflict in Syria, has helped a struggling economy like the Egyptian one, and how they managed to succeed.

  • Egyptians in exile due to political work

    • Production Company

    A number of Egyptians are living in exile in Turkey because of their political activities. They fear returning to their country could mean imprisonment - or even death.

  • Train Crash in Egypt

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    A breaking news in Buhera governorate where it's 145 KM from Cairo when two trains was crashed in 28 of February.

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Production Support

  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Mostafa's Clients

  • Associated Press
  • BBC
  • Al-Araby TV Network
  • Al Jazeera English - Digital
  • Pear Video
  • Zoomin.TV
  • OZY
  • AJPlus
  • Al-Monitor
  • Great Big Story
  • Euronews

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