CEO

Mohamed Rasheed Ahmed, is the founder and CEO of IMAX MV.

He has worked in the local movie industry as an actor and director, and believes that painting, web designing, graphics designing, acting and directing are all related arts.

He has worked as a graphics designer and web designer since the year 2000. Since then he has worked on many projects as a freelance graphics designer and web designer. Apart from working as a freelancer he worked in Miadhu Daily as a graphics designer and feature writer. He also has worked in Sun Travels and Tours as the companies Graphics Designer. From 2006 to 2009 he worked in Villa Group of Companies, F&B Department as a Marketing Executive.

On 14th January 2009, he was appointed by President Mohamed Nasheed as a Board Member of Maldives Entertainment Company. Hence from 14 January 2009 to 17 December 2009 he worked in the company as a Board Member and Executive Director.

His writing career started in 1990 when he joined Haveeru News as a reporter. Apart from writing to Haveeru Daily, Miadhu Daily, Dhinews and Vnews he has written to Hukuru and Adduvas weekly magazines and online website Muraasil.com as well.

Since 1991 to 2000 he had a career in films. During that period, he co-produced 1, co-directed 1 and directed 8 films. He has also acted in 9 films and 2 dramas as well during his stint in the film industry. And very recently he has acted in Tedry’s Bithu Fangi Season 2 Episode 8.

He has written and published two books, the first book – Mage Raees Mohamed Nasheed – Dhivehi Dhariehge Ihusaas – was released at a ceremony held at Coffee Villa, Sri Lanka on August 30 2013. This was also the First book on President Nasheed’s Leadership and Good Governance. The second Book he wrote “Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (Ibu), Solih Sahushihyatheh”, was released in September 2018.

He has studied Advanced Certificate in Language Use at the Faculty of Arts, at the Maldives National University, and has studied Dhivehi for Professionals, English Language, Maldivian History and Geography, Citizenship Education, Office Administration, Essential Social Skills and Personal Effectiveness to obtain the Advance Certificate.

He also has studied Higher Diploma in International Relations at the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, Sri Lanka. To obtain the Higher Diploma, he has studied, International Relations, Comparative Political Systems, International Politics, Asian Studies and Public International Law.

AWARDS

  • Best Actor – Aaafathis News Daily
  • Best Director – Aafathis News Daily – 1996
  • Best Comedian – Aafathis News Daily – 1997
  • 3rd Place in News reading competition – TVM 1996
  • President’s Award for Achievements and Contribution for the Film Industry 1998
  • Golden Web Awards – silverjubileemaumoonspresidency.net
  • Golden Web Awards – teammaldives.com
  • Golden Web Awards – ema.com.mv
  • Golden Web Awards – seaxan.com