Born in 1974, Belal Fadl is a screenplay writer, journalist and columnist. He has written for various media outlets, including Rose al-Yūsuf, Al-Dustour, and Al-Masry Al-Youm. In 2013, Fadl and Amr Sleem created El-Masara at Al-Shorouk newspaper, a weekly satirical supplement. In 2001 his first screenplay was made into a movie Thieves in KG2 directed by Sandra Nashaat. He has written 18 movies to date.