Before becoming a filmmaker, Reem worked as a professional scuba diver, and as a human rights officer at the UN and other organizations for over a decade.
Morsi’s many short film include Their Feast (2012 TIFF, BBC, Cine Sud), The Door (Whistler, 2016 & Best Drama (Yorkton 2017 & multiple awards at WIFT Showcase 2018), Show & Tell (2016- WIFT/BravoFact winner) & Multiple Golden Sheaf Awards (Yorkton, 2017). Her multi-genres first feature film, Hysteria, a Telefilm Talent to Watch/CFC/Netflix Accelerator/CCA is currently in post- production. Her second feature, “The Last Mark”, screened at TIFF Selects, 2021. Reem has also directed two episodes of “Virgins”, a CBC Gem series and others. She is currently in post-production on her third feature, “Queen Tut”, a BIPOC LGBTQ feature film starring Alexandra Billings (Transparent), is to be released in early 2023. She is also in development on her series “Zahra’s Faces” & “Sweet & Sore”.
Morsi’s feature film script, BOOTLEG, received the Rainin scriptwriting grant/the San Francisco Film Society (2016) & won the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award at the Toronto Screenwriters Conference in 2017 and is currently in development. She was selected as one of 10 participants at the Berlinale Script Lab 2018, and her project BOOTLEG were especially highlighted at the Berlinale Talents Opening Ceremony and throughout the program. Reem also participated at Realness Pan African Screenwriting Residency (Summer 2018) & La Fabrique des Cinemhttps://www.directors.ca/directors/reem-morsi