Djamel Bennecib

Djamel Bennecib

L.A. France Traduction™
Director, Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Translator and Creative Executive

Paris, France

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April 2016
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About Djamel

Over ten years of experience in --
--script coverage/script doctoring
between Los Angeles and Paris,
--lecturer of screenwriting in a postgraduate school in Paris,
--translator of screenplays French into English,
--writer - I have written two TV Pilots (One-Hour Drama/Hollywood standards), two feature length scripts (and several I'm developing) and a bunch of short scripts (all in English).

Whatever I do for a living, I always hold a screenplay in my hands.

Unique traits: I'm bilingual in French and American English. Specialized in the Elements of Great TV Story and the Structure for the One-Hour Drama. Former UCLA student, I've lived and worked in Los Angeles for many years. Understand all aspects of film and television production in both countries - France and America. Travel between Paris and LA at least twice yearly.

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Credits

  • For the love of hate

    For the love of hate (2018)
    Film Writer

  • Dogs in the Wood

    Dogs in the Wood (2017)
    Film Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • Ignofear

    Ignofear (2016)
    Film Editor

  • Ménestrel

    Ménestrel (2016)
    Film Cinematographer

  • The Viking

    The Viking (2013)
    Film (Short and Crime) Director The gruesome murder of a young immigrant stuns an otherwise peaceful town. The incident forces the detective to shift an investigation into a higher gear to catch a suspect.

  • L'Oracle d'Eléa

    L'Oracle d'Eléa (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Writer Just as Elea gives up hope on finding her true soul mate, an encounter with an extraordinary oracle leads her down a new path towards a fateful meeting with the charming prince of her dreams...

  • P.S. Je te hais

    P.S. Je te hais (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer Upon returning home from a business trip, a young yuppie, Simon, discovers some devastating break-up notes left for him by his girlfriend, Elea.

  • Seized

    Seized (2008)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Director The rise and fall of two ambitious doctors struggling with the motive of empowering their own personal fame and vanity.

  • Senior Skip Day

    Senior Skip Day (2008)
    Video (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew When Adam accidentally gives up the location for the senior skip day party to his school's principal, he offers up his house as a new location. But for it to be a success, he needs to get his senior class to his house and stop the principal from crashing the party. Written by Anonymous

  • The Magic Yarmulka

    The Magic Yarmulka (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director Momo, one-third Muslim, falls in love with Rebecca Shvitz (Jewish American) based on a picture he encounters. Momo's best pal, David Benssoussan, also Jewish but with French origins, gives him a box that holds a magic yarmulka, stolen from his father's house. "The Natives say whoever wears the magic yarmulka gets any girl he desires." Momo struggles to beat the odds of being none Jewish, and therefore decides to change himself to anything Rebecca desires even if it means converting. David's father Pierre Benssoussan, on the other hand, is not thrilled with the pilfering of the magic yarmulka and is hell bent on getting it back because if he doesn't, his dead mother Nicolette Benssoussan will rise from her slumber six feet below. Rebecca's Grandma Shvitz has her own agenda about what she is going to do as soon as the yarmulka is returned. The magic yarmulka brings together six amazing different human beings all in the pursuit of love, money, and to remain dead. Maybe it really is ... Written by Eshoei, Benton

  • So Far, So Good

    So Far, So Good (2006)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer From lowly grocery store clerk to drug addict -- Niles Triggs finds himself on the brink of a lost paradise and a death-marked path to salvation.

  • A New Wave

    A New Wave (2006)
    Film (Action and Crime) On-Set Production Assistant/Actor A bank teller and his friends plan a flashy, movie-inspired bank robbery that involves underground gun deals, ski masks, bowling bags, and expensive suits. But when the inside man begins to have second thoughts about committing the crime, their friendship is put on the line and their plan spirals out of control. Now he must choose between selling out... or cashing in. Written by Anonymous

  • Twist of Fate

    Twist of Fate (2005)
    Film (Short, Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Writer Waking with a hangover, a young man discovers some unusual cuts on his face and neck. News of a late night murder then causes him to question what he might have done the previous night.

  • Un aperçu du bonheur

    Un aperçu du bonheur (2003)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Director The amorous tensions between two young gay women struggling to catch just a glimpse of happiness.

  • The Great L.A. Pretenders

    The Great L.A. Pretenders
    Film Writer

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