Omar Robert Hamilton is an British independent filmmaker, producer of the Palestine Festival of Literature and a founding member of the Mosireen Collective in Cairo. Since 2011 he has made dozens of short documentaries on the Egyptian Revolution, helping to make Mosireen the most watched non-profit YouTube channel in Egypt of all time. His third fiction short, Though I Know the River is Dry, premiered in competition at Rotterdam where it won the Prix UIP and is currently nominated for Best Short Film at the 2013 European Film Awards.
Winner, Prix UIP - Rotterdam 2013. Winner, Best Short from the Arab World - Abu Dhabi 2013. Nominee, Tiger Award for Short Film, Rotterdam 2013. Clermont – Ferrand 2013. Tampere FF 2014. Ghent FF 2013. Sarajevo IFF 2013. Krakow FF 2014.