MAY El-TOUKHY

May el-Toukhy (1977) has a production degree from The Danish National School of Performing Arts (2002), as well as a degree in directing from The National Film School of Denmark (2009). May has worked as assistant director and second unit director on several of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation’s drama series, including THE EAGLE, SOMMER and BORGEN
Furthermore, May has also directed several radio plays for the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. May’s critically acclaimed feature film debut, LONG STORY SHORT, premiered in may 2015 and she is currently developing her second film, CAIRO, with scriptwriter Andreas Garfield, which is being produced by Film Maker. 

Productions

2015 CAIRO, Feature film
 – Co-writer, director
2013 OSLOBÅDEN, Radio play
 – Director (4 episodes)
2013 ÆBLEKROGEN, Radio play
 – Director (9 episodes)
2012 GALSKAB, Radio play
 – Director (6 episodes)
2012 MEDIA MACHINE, Play
 – Director
2011 BLIND DATE, Radio play
 – Director (10 episodes)
2011 DEN HVIDE MAND, Play
 – Director
2010 GYS, Radio play
 – Director (4 episodes)
2010 BORGEN, TV series
 – Assistant director, second unit director
2008 SOMMER, TV series
 – Assistant director, second unit director
2005 THE EAGLE, TV series
 – Assistant director, second unit director
2001 STEREO, Short film
 – Director
2015 LONG STORY SHORT, Feature film – Co-writer, director

Education

2005 – 2009 Director’s Programme

– The National Film School of Denmark
1998 – 2002 Degree in production

– The Danish National School of Performing Arts