international co-productions and co-financing
About us

SPHINX is an international film and television production company with headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The company’s Managing Director and driving force is Ahmed Radwan, an Austrian producer and director with Egyptian roots, who has established an extensive network of partners within the international film industry. The network includes:

    • interested investors and government backers of film & TV projects
    • co-producers
    • service & equipment providers
    • post-production partners
    • special effects studios

 

Financing

Thanks to the company’s extensive international network (see Locations – Principal International Partners), SPHINX FILMS is well-positioned to provide financing for worthy film and television projects.

Sphinx & its partners share a common goal: The successful development and realization of international film and television projects

Ahmed Radwan

Ahmed Radwan is an international film and television producer/director, and Managing Director of SPHINX FILMS. He was born in Egypt and is a citizen of Austria, where he has lived since 1991. He completed secondary education in Egypt, and went on to study film in Cairo and Vienna.

Mr. Radwan’s experience as a director includes the documentary, DIDGERIDOO, an Austrian/Australian co-production. He has also produced and directed numerous short films, gaining camera experience along the way.

Mr. Radwan has previously participated in a number of international productions, for which he served in a variety of different functions, and he has collaborated on several European productions (TV Series, commercials & feature films).

Building on his film making experience, and with the support of Michael Wolkenstein, a partner of Bavaria Film, Mr. Radwan founded SPHINX FILMS in Vienna, Austria, in 2000. The company has cooperating partners in the USA, England, Germany, France, Italy, Morocco, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.

Most recently, Mr. Radwan realized several TV-series co-productions together with partners from Abu Dhabi and Jordan, and he was associate producer (Egypt) for the feature film Young Alexander the Great.

Mr. Radwan is currently developing new projects for worldwide distribution.

He is also co-founder of SPHINX FILMS LTD. in London, together with Mr. Jeffrey Taylor.

Mr. Radwan is a regular participant at international film and television festivals and trade fairs (MIPCOM, MIP-TV, Festival du Cannes, Dubai, Cairo, etc.).