Achmed Abdel-Salam, performer, Vienna
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  • Performer
Born 1983 in Wien (37 Years)

Basic data

LanguagesArabic English German
DialectsViennese (Native dialect)
SingingBeatboxing Rock/Pop
Instrumentsguitar
Skills (sports)boxing handball parkour soccer
Immediate working areaVienna
1st residence (federal state or country)Austria - Vienna
NationalityAustrian
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Further referencesFILM & TELEVISION
2019: Vorstadtweiber / Portier Pharmakonzern / D: Mirjam Unger / MR Film
2018: Glossary of Broken Dreams / M. Subject / D: J. Grenzfurthner / monochrom
2015: We used to be cool / Young father / D: Marie Kreutzer / Novotny&Novotny
2014: Copstories / Kamal / D: C. Schier, M. Riebl / Gebhardt Productions
2014: Die G’stettensaga / Zombie / D: J. Grenzfurthner, monochrom
2013: Die Auslöschung / Flower Seller / D: Nikolaus Leytner / Monafilm
2009: SERKAN – Das Film / Serkan / D: Bernhard Goeth / BMC
2008: Easy Come, Easy Go / Amin / D: Bernhard Goeth / BMC
SHORT FILMS
2020: Angst / Tom / D: Béla Baptiste / Filmacademy Vienna / post-pro
2019: Don’t be that way / Lead: Man / D: Achmed Abdel-Salam (in post-production)
2018: The Fortress / Lead: Karim / D: Alexey Hertlieb-Shea (in post-production)
2017: Damals / Lead: Er / D: Georg Ganschitter, Verena Mühling
2016: The Wedding / Bit Part: Paul / D: Sebastian Mayr / Filmacademy Vienna
2016: VIDEO / Lead: Man / D: Achmed Abdel-Salam / Filmacademy Vienna
2016: The Visit / Lead: Achmed / D: Jessica Lind, Filmacademy Vienna
2015: Aura of Avery / Lead: Viktor / D: Marcel Darwish / SAE Vienna
2014: 1805 – A Town’s Tale / Lead: Phillipe / D: Walter Bednarik / Refos Film
2013: UNCHARTED – Eye of Indra / Nathan Drake / D: C. Prochazka / SAE Vienna
2012: Earthmoving / Cab Driver / D: J. Grenzfurthner / monochrom, Golden Girls
2010: ABSEITS / Lead: Convict / D: Béla Baptiste / Filmacademy Vienna

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    About Achmed Abdel-Salam

    Achmed Abdel-Salam was born on April 29th, 1983 in Vienna, Austria. He has appeared in TV-commercials, feature films and numerous shorts. In 2010 Achmed was accepted at the Filmacademy Vienna where he studied Screenwriting and Dramaturgy, receiving his Bachelor's Degree in 2014. Living and working in Vienna, Achmed is happily married and the proud father of two sons.

    Training

    Year 
    2020/1Filmakademie Wien (Directing Actors /Ron Burrus/ Vienna)
    2018/6Filmakademie Wien (Directing / Michael Haneke / Wien)
    2013/4Nicole Schmied Casting (Casting Workshop / Nicole Schmied / Vienna)
    2013/3Filmakademie Wien (Directing Actors / Barbara Albert / Vienna)
    2011/4Schauspielschule Krauss GesmbH - Lehranstalt mit Öffentlichkeitsrecht (ACTOR’S LAB by Jeff Ricketts & Mary Brezovich / Vienna)
    2010/10 to 2011/8Studio Rahnama (Wien)
    2010/10 to 2014/12Filmakademie Wien (Directing / Michael Haneke / Vienna)

    Awards

    YearAward
    2018Best Student Short (April) by CFIIF Australia for "ADAM & ESRA"
    2018„Young Leades Fellowship“ – Scholarship by the Tokyo Foundation
    2017Finalist at the Screenwriting Competition „If she can see it, she can be it“
    2014Jahresstipendium Drehbuch der Literar Mechana
    2013Carl Mayer Young Talent Prize

    Projects as actor

    Filter
    YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
    2017Adam & EsraShort FilmAchmed Abdel-SalamAdam [L]
    2015SOKO Donau / SOKO WienTV Series, ORF [at], ZDF [de]MultipleSelim Al Khatib [SRE]
    2014CopStoriesTV Series, ORF [at]MultipleKamal [SRE]
    2013Uncharted - Eye of Indra (Fanfilm)Short FilmConstantin ProchazkaNathan Drake [L]
    2012Die AuslöschungTV Movie, ORF [at], SWR [de]Nikolaus Leytnern.a. [SR]
    2011GabrielShort FilmMathias SeebacherArmin [L]
    20111805 - A Town's TaleShort FilmWalter BednarikPhillipe [L]

    Speaker engagements

    YearTitleProject typeActivityClient
    2013Der Fischer und sein SohnHörspielSprecherGecko Films

    Basic data

    Height178 cm
    Weight75 kg - 165 lb.
    Body typeathletic-sporty
    Clothing size48/50
    Ethnic appearanceSouth European
    Hair colourblack
    Hair lengthshort
    Eye colourdark brown
    NationalityAustrian
    LanguagesArabic English German
    DialectsViennese (Native dialect)
    Voice typeBaritone
    SingingBeatboxing Rock/Pop
    Instrumentsguitar
    Skills (sports)boxing handball parkour soccer
    Special skillsScreenwriterr (professional)
    Rubber Face (á la Jim Carrey)
    Physical Comedy
    Impromime
    Improv
    LicencesB (car) [eu]
    Further referencesFILM & TELEVISION
    2019: Vorstadtweiber / Portier Pharmakonzern / D: Mirjam Unger / MR Film
    2018: Glossary of Broken Dreams / M. Subject / D: J. Grenzfurthner / monochrom
    2015: We used to be cool / Young father / D: Marie Kreutzer / Novotny&Novotny
    2014: Copstories / Kamal / D: C. Schier, M. Riebl / Gebhardt Productions
    2014: Die G’stettensaga / Zombie / D: J. Grenzfurthner, monochrom
    2013: Die Auslöschung / Flower Seller / D: Nikolaus Leytner / Monafilm
    2009: SERKAN – Das Film / Serkan / D: Bernhard Goeth / BMC
    2008: Easy Come, Easy Go / Amin / D: Bernhard Goeth / BMC
    SHORT FILMS
    2020: Angst / Tom / D: Béla Baptiste / Filmacademy Vienna / post-pro
    2019: Don’t be that way / Lead: Man / D: Achmed Abdel-Salam (in post-production)
    2018: The Fortress / Lead: Karim / D: Alexey Hertlieb-Shea (in post-production)
    2017: Damals / Lead: Er / D: Georg Ganschitter, Verena Mühling
    2016: The Wedding / Bit Part: Paul / D: Sebastian Mayr / Filmacademy Vienna
    2016: VIDEO / Lead: Man / D: Achmed Abdel-Salam / Filmacademy Vienna
    2016: The Visit / Lead: Achmed / D: Jessica Lind, Filmacademy Vienna
    2015: Aura of Avery / Lead: Viktor / D: Marcel Darwish / SAE Vienna
    2014: 1805 – A Town’s Tale / Lead: Phillipe / D: Walter Bednarik / Refos Film
    2013: UNCHARTED – Eye of Indra / Nathan Drake / D: C. Prochazka / SAE Vienna
    2012: Earthmoving / Cab Driver / D: J. Grenzfurthner / monochrom, Golden Girls
    2010: ABSEITS / Lead: Convict / D: Béla Baptiste / Filmacademy Vienna
    Preferred place of workFilm and Television.

    As an actor I’m interested in characters with a strong inner conflict, who have their flaws. Who are ambivalent. Complex. Who are real people.
    Immediate working areaVienna
    1st residence (federal state or country)Austria - Vienna
    Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cairo, New York