Youssef Osman is an independent filmmaker who has worked on corporate videos and television commercials. His award, winning short films, which focus on themes in relation to global citizenship, identity, and diaspora, have been screened worldwide, to include the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and the Cairo International Film Festival.
Youssef holds a MFA from Southern Illinois University and a B.A. from the Academy of Arts in Cairo, Egypt. He serves as Assistant Professor of Communications at Elon University in Raleigh, North Carolina.