Paris El Said | Πάρης Ελ Σαϊντ
Film & Commercials Director | Σκηνοθέτης Κινηματογράφου & Διαφήμισης
Paris El-Said is a filmmaker, a modern storyteller, a director who passionately identifies his work to that of a watchmaker. Every detail counts and subtlety isn’t done to be noticed. As an artist, he is passionate with the creative process while his hard working and enthusiastic attitude, makes any challenge and its responsibilities enjoyable.
Originated from Cyprus, Paris honed his craft as a filmmaker at esteemed UK Universities, developing a strong and distinctive aesthetic. During his Bachelor’s degree in Film and Video Production and Master’s degree in Directing Digital Film and Television, he developed a unique cinematic style with a dynamic range from minimalist subjects to high energy visuals.
Paris’ urge to climb the industry ladder, quickly made him one of Cyprus’ high in demand commercial directors. With over 8 years of experience in commercial making, he soon seizes the opportunity and takes the leap to an international career. Prestigious clients/brands in Europe and Asia, trust in him and assign him to execute top notch projects of the highest tier, with demanding visual skills.
Today, Paris can easily juggle highly complex technical work and still draw the best performance out of cast and crew. His work is delightfully inventive and his writing skills often come in handy too. Paris is a member of the Cyprus Director’s Guild, currently being the youngest director in the commercial industry.
As a director who shoots and edits, Paris always strives to give his work heart, soul, and a sense of cinematic beauty regardless of the subject in place. His passion for his art, combined with the fine craftsmanship he delivers in every segment of his work, results an inspiring body of work!
“Every frame, every shot, every angle has its own power and when you discover it, you can attribute it with excellence. It's a matter of perspective… isn’t everything?”
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