Réalisateur marocain

Film director, authorized by the Moroccan cinematographic center.
Ph.D holder in the audio-visual and cinema field.
Professor and Head of the department of filmmaking at the “ Higher Institute of Audiovisual and Cinema Crafts” In Rabat, Morocco.
Film critic – Journalist.
Director of numerous documentaries for national and international channels (Aljazeera).
Author of the book entitled: Le discours cinématographique au Maroc, de 1905 à 2000/290 pages, 2007

Awards and Recognitions

• Tribute during the Artagnan event in Paris, France; March 2007 ;
• 3rd Award of the Mohammedia Short Film Festival In 2007 for the film: “Rendez-vous à Volubilis” ;
• First prize of the Azrou Short Film National Festival in 2007 for the film: “Rendezvous à Volubilis” ;
• Award of the public delivred by the delegation of the Brussels Arab World Festival in Azrou, 2007 for the film: “Rendez-vous à Volubilis” ;
• Participating in many national and international film festivals ;
• Award of the press of the Sebou Short Film National Festival in Kenitra for the film “Izorane”, 2008 ;
• Critique award of the Tangier Mediterranean Short Film International Festival, film “Izorane” (This film received aids from the CCm and 2M) ;
• Officially selected for the participation in the KURZTOWN Short Film International Festival, USA, 2008 ;
• Critique and press awards of the Arab World Short Film Festival in Ifrane (Izorane 2008) ;
• President of the critique jury – Khouribga African Cinema Festival (10th edition) ;
• Member of the critique jury- Safi French Cinema Festival (5th edition, 2008) ;
• First prize of the Amazigh Festival in Sidi Belabas, Algeria ;
• First prize of the Amazigh Festival in Agadir, Morocco ;
• Officially selected in the Altin Koza Festival, Adana, Turkey 2009 ;
• Officially selected in the Arab Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 07th, 2009 ;
• Selected in the Ismailia Festival in Egypt, 2009 ;
• Officially selected in the Tangier National Festival, 2012 ;
• 4 awards of the National festival for Film in Tangier, 13th edition 2012 (Film “Androman… of blood and coil) :
o Critique award ;
o Second masculine role award ;
o First feminine role award ;
o Original music award ;

• 2 awards in the 2012 Muscat Festival:
- Best screenplay award ;
- Critique award ;
• Award of the best actress in the Alexandria International Festival, Egypt (September 2012) ;
• Award of the jury in the Women International Festival in Sale, Morocco 2012 ;
• Officially selected in the Cinealma International Festival in France (October 2012) ;
• Award of the public in the Fameck Arab Film Festival, 23rd edition (October 10th-22nd 2012) ; • Cinemar Festival of Roterdam, 7th edition 2012 ;
• Officially selected in the Carthage cinematographic Day (Perspectives official selection) 24th session, from 16th to 24th November 2012 in Tunisia ;
• Officially selected in the Pune International Film Festival 2013 (INDIA)”, from 10th to the 17th January 2013 ;
• Fespaco official competition, Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso 2012 ;
• Best actor award in the Burundi Film International Festival in 2013 ;
• Official competition of the Amsterdam Arab Cinema Festival in 2013 ;
• Best actress award in the first edition of the Maghreb Cultural Cinema Festival, November 8th, 2013 in Algeria ;
• First prize- Section “Behind the Doors”- 34th edition of the FESTOIVAL DI CINEMA AFRICANO in Italy, 2013 ;
• Dikalo Award of the best actress in the Cannes Pan African Film International Festival- from 23rd - 27th April, 2014, France ;
• Best film Cristal Star/Moroccan Film Festival in Liege ‘Belgium’ from 9th to the 11th May, 2014 organized by Kinepolis ;