Biography

Amir Hedayah (born 14 July 1988) is an Award-Winning Egyptian music composer, producer, and director for film and television, best known for his work for top-chart Egyptian films and scores for “Artella” the collaboration platform for creating animated films, commercials, video games, and virtual reality. Amir studied music theory, guitar, and piano at “Conservatoire de Musique D’Alexandrie” (Alexandria, Egypt). Yet, his informal music education began earlier as a member of a musicians’ family. To expand his network and collaborate on a wider range of projects, at the age of 16 he moved from Alexandria to Cairo and began attending Helwan University’s Faculty of Music Education. With a theoretical foundation in music composition, he went on to practice composing for motion pictures and television. In 2013 he won 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. 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. In 2019 won the second Grand Prize at the Oticons international film scoring competition.