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Director’s Curriculum Vitae

Surname: BENSOUDA
First name: Mohammed
Middle name: Ahed
Born in Tetouan, a coastal city in the North of Morocco, July 17th, 1969.

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Education:

History and French literature at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Fes, Morocco, from 1989 to 1991.
Filmmaking Studies at the University PARIS 1 – Pantheon –SORBONNE.
B.A. In Art History and Archaeology from the University PARIS 1 – Pantheon – SORBONNE.

Professional training course on cinematographic techniques at the Association Creation Med Film. Holder of professional cards: Direction and Production, delivered by the CCM (Moroccan Cinematographic Center) in 1993. Professional training course in direction at CINETEL, Paris, France.

 

Master Classe Au FIFM 2009 : Provided by : EMIR KUSTURICA, JIM JARMUSH, ALFONCO CUARON

Master Classe Au FIFM 2010 : Provided by : JEAN PIERRE ET LUC DARDENNE, LEE CHANGDONG, AND CONVERSATION WITH FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

Master Classe Au FIFM 2011 : Provided by : JEAN-JACQUES ANNAUD, MARCO BELLOCCHIO, THE TURKISH NURI BILGE CEYLAN AND TERRY GILLIAM

Master Classe Au RICD 2010 : aesthetics, terminology, procedures, technical aspects of film music and culture music creation for film and television.

 

Diploma of scriptwriting from the Institution of Specialized Education in Cinema and Television (CINECOURS), Quebec, Canada.
Managing Director of Atlas Casting, the first actor’s agency in Morocco, from 1997 to 2002.
Member of the Dramatic Authors and Composers Society (SACD) Paris, France.
Member of the Guild of African Producers and Directors.
Member of the Commission of Scenario Reading of the CINEMA fund of the Intergovernmental Agency of French-speaking Countries, Paris, France from 2008 to 2010.
Member of the Moroccan Union of Cinema and Television technicians.
Producer and Sole Administrator of the Production Company Les Films 7 SARL.
From 1985 to 2003, a professional career in cinema and television as Actor, Assistant Director, Location Manager, Casting Director, Scriptwriter, Director and Producer.
Languages: Classical  Arabic, French, English and Italian.

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