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Kamil Tanios

Kamil Tanios


With a career spanning over 30 years, Kamil Tanios is a highly accomplished director in the realm of audio-visual production. His journey from photography studies to becoming a seasoned director reflects his unwavering passion for the craft. Throughout his illustrious career, Kamil has worked with some of the most prominent TV stations in Lebanon and the Arab world, contributing his creative vision to a multitude of projects spanning television shows, music videos, documentaries, and advertising campaigns.

Work Experience

Over the past two decades, Kamil has left an indelible mark on the industry by directing a diverse array of TV shows, international festivals, concerts, and events across various cities including Riyadh, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Masqat, Egypt, and Lebanon. His impressive portfolio includes directing iconic TV shows such as Arab Idol, Saudi Idol, Iraq Idol, and Celebrity Duets, among others. Kamil’s expertise extends to crafting visually captivating music videos for some of the region’s most renowned artists, with over 150 videos to his credit.

Key Achievements

Throughout his career, Kamil has garnered recognition and acclaim for his outstanding contributions to the field of television direction. He has been honored with prestigious awards such as the Murex D’Or and BIAF for Best TV Director, as well as accolades for his music videos and TV show direction. His commitment to excellence and innovation has earned him the reputation of being a visionary in his field.

Philosophy and Vision

Driven by a deep-seated passion for storytelling and visual expression, Kamil remains dedicated to pushing the boundaries of creativity and delivering compelling narratives that resonate with audiences. His philosophy, encapsulated in the quote “I still have stories to tell… in what’s worth more than a thousand words,” reflects his enduring commitment to his craft and his relentless pursuit of excellence.

Current Role

Today, Kamil holds the esteemed position of Senior Director and Image Consultant at MTV Lebanon, where he continues to make a significant impact on the industry through his creative vision and leadership. As he embarks on the next chapter of his career, Kamil remains steadfast in his dedication to shaping the future of audio-visual storytelling and leaving a lasting legacy in the world of television production.