Most recently, Nazih attracted worldwide attention with his musical composing of Marvel’s latest series Moon Knight, by director Mohamed Diab, and prior to that, the anthem and the songs of the Golden Parade, which gained international media attention, and consequently gained Nazih Egyptian and international acclaim.
This invitation comes simultaneously with the release of his new score of the upcoming film Kira & El Gin by director Marwan Hamed.
Alongside Hesham Nazih, this year’s list of invitations featured a number of prominent names in Music Category, such as Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell (No Time To Die), Nathan Johnson (Knives Out), and Dan Romer (Luca).
Hesham Nazihis an Egyptian music composer who introduced more than 40 works varying between TV series and cinematic blockbusters, working with key directors within the Egyptian film industry.
Hesham received a plethora of awards for many of his works, most notably receiving the Faten Hamama Excellence Award from the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) in 2018, marking the first composer to receive this award. He was also honored by the Arab Music Festival in recognition of his musical career for over 20 years in 2021.
Heshambegan his artistic career composing the score of Hysteria (1998), followed by his breakthrough through El Sellem Wel Te'ban (2001) by Tarek Alarian.
The success of the film’s music propelled its release in an independent album using compositions from the film’s music, one of a few albums with dramatic music to be released commercially across the Arab world.
In the same year, he collaborated with director Radwan El-Kashef in Al Saher (The Magician) (2001), then Sahar El Laiali (Sleepless Nights) (2003), and the following year he collaborated again with Tarek Alarian in the action film Tito (2004), then in Aswar al-Qamar (The Walls of the Moon) (2015) and Welad Rizk (Sons of Rizk) film series (2015/2019).
Nazihis best known for his distinguished style that reflects the multicultural layers in his melodies making them rich and authentic. This is evident through his works that include The Treasure film series (2017/2019) by Sherif Arafa, Ibrahim L'Abyad (2009), The Originals (2017) by Marwan Hamed, with whom he worked on The Blue Elephant (2014), and Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers (2019), achieving tremendous successes and became quite memorable to audiences.
His latest film is Al Aref that topped the 2021 Egyptian box office revenues locally and in the Arab world.
In the TV industry, he composed the music for Sharbat Louz (2012), Elsabaa Wasaya (The Seven Commandments) (2014), and Khaled Marei’s Al Ahd: Al Kalam Al Mubah (The Covenant) (2015), and Mohamed Yassin’s Afrah AlQoba (Celebrations of Al-Qobba) (2016).
At the beginning of 2020, Hesham introduced Shahid.net’s first original Egyptian series Fi Kol Osbu’ Yowm Goma’a, which marks his first work to be screened on a digital platform.