Ahmed Salim, as producer and director of 1001 Inventions, has produced highly successful educational and social campaigns which have engaged millions worldwide, and have been used at venues such as the UN, UNESCO, and various leading museums around the world. His short film, 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets, starring Sir Ben Kingsley, has been downloaded 25 million times and won 27 international gold and grand prix awards. To support the UN International Year of Light 2015, he launched a global campaign through science exhibits, festivals, school learning materials, competitions, and a short feature film starring Omar Sharif in what was his last acting role before his death in July 2015.
Source of Influence: Media
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