Michaël Nakache

Michaël Nakache

Director and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Michaël

Michaël Nakache is a French film director and screenwriter. He was born and raised in Paris and lives in Los Angeles. Since the age of 9 years old, he has never stopped following his dream of becoming a filmmaker. After he graduated from ESEC (Ecole Supérieure d’Etudes Cinématographiques / Higher Education School of Cinematography Studies), he has worked on the production of several projects before writing and directing his first short film “Miscalculation and Consequences” (“Méprise et conséquences”) followed shortly after by “Convivium.” His second short film was celebrated at a number of international festivals.

He recently directed “The Passenger” and “Transference,” two ambitious short films, both in English.

Over the past few years, Michaël has been developing a number of projects for both films and series, putting his heart and soul in his work and his art.


  • Connected

    Connected (2015)
    Film (short) by Michaël Nakache (Drama) Writer, Director, Producer

  • The Passenger

    The Passenger (2015)
    Film (short) by Michaël Nakache (Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and 1 More) Writer, Director, Producer Driving through the desert en route to San Francisco, Sebastian has a chance encounter with Helena, a mysterious and attractive hitchhiker. Together they embark on a journey to the unknown, testing the boundaries of reality along the way.

  • Transference

    Transference (2015)
    Film (short) by Michaël Nakache (Thriller) Writer, Director, Producer A young psychoanalyst receives a new patient who happens to be more than she bargained for...

  • Aime-moi

    Aime-moi (2009)
    Film (short) by David Courtil (Comedy) Writer, Producer Clarisse's life is nothing fancy: she wears herself out waiting tables in a lousy Parisian bistro. One busy day at work, a stranger's going to turn her life upside down by declaring his love...

  • Convivium

    Convivium (2005)
    Film (short) by Michaël Nakache (Comedy, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Writer, Director, Producer Tonight Nadege and Hugo, a thirty year-old middle class couple have their long-time friends over for dinner. Quickly, tensions and old conflicts are back. That's basically what the evening is going to be made of since each guest tries to be more cynical and mean than the other. This diner could be just one of these really lousy ones that everyone has once experienced unless Eve, Tanguy's gorgeous new catch, spice it up a bit. As a matter of fact, this girl who looks so naive and simple-minded could turn out to be way more surprising and weird than it seems and make this reunion a total nightmare... Written by Anonymous

  • Méprise et conséquences

    Méprise et conséquences (2003)
    Film (short) by Michaël Nakache (Action, Comedy and Thriller) Writer, Director, Producer Two small yobs and fans of JC Van Damme decide to kidnap the daughter of a rich industrialist. But when they begin to have doubts about the identity of their victim, trouble starts, especially when she turns out to be a true demon...

  • Deuxième vie

    Deuxième vie (2000)
    Film by Patrick Braoudé (Comedy and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew

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