Mehdi Elkhaoudy

Mehdi Elkhaoudy

Director, Line Producer and Screenwriter

Casablanca, Morocco

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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman (2018)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.

  • The Looming Tower

    The Looming Tower (2017)
    Television (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

  • Prison Break

    Prison Break (2017)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director An innocent man is framed for the homicide of the Vice President's brother and scheduled to be executed at a super-max penitentiary, thus it's up to his younger brother to save him with his genius scheme: install himself in the same prison by holding up a bank and, as the final month ticks away, launch the escape plan step-by-step to break the both of them out, with his full-body tattoo acting as his guide; a tattoo which hides the layout of the prison facility and necessary clues vital to the escape. Written by filipfilipovich@hotmail.com

  • Homeland

    Homeland (2017)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer, is on probation after carrying out an unauthorized operation in Iraq. As a result, she has been reassigned to the Counter terrorism center. Whilst in Iraq, she was warned that an American prisoner had been turned by Al-Qaeda. When Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Sergeant, is rescued after being held hostage since 2003, she suspects that he is the one. While Brody is received home as a war hero, Carrie goes to any lengths necessary to catch him out. Written by Kad

  • Tut

    Tut (2015)
    Television (Biography, Drama and History) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director "Tut" reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history. This ambitious special-event series tells the story of Tut's rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest advisors, friends and lovers scheme for their own nefarious interests. "Tut" opens up a fascinating window into a world filled with heart-breaking romance, epic battles, political backstabbing, conspiracy, jealousy, and even murder - proving his world was not far removed from our own - and that his reign as the youngest Egyptian king played out as a real-life drama for the ages. Written by D. Schwarz

  • Tyrant

    Tyrant (2015)
    Television (Action, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Barry Al-Fayeed has been living in the United States for twenty years, during which time he got married to Molly Olson, and had two children (Sammy and Emma), with both Molly and he working as physicians, Barry as a pediatrician, in Pasadena. This life belies the fact that at age sixteen, he, under his given name Bassam, escaped his family life in the middle eastern country of Abuddin, where the Al-Fayeeds have been the dictatorial rulers for generations, normally of violent and repressive regimes which he could not morally tolerate. He has not been back to Abuddin since. On the urging of his mother, Barry decides to go back to Abuddin with Molly and family in tow. He may find that leaving Abuddin this second time around is more difficult as he gets ensconced in the troubles the Al-Fayeeds are facing in general in continuing to rule the country as a repressive dictatorship. The longer Barry stays, the more it in turn affects the only life of democratic freedom Molly, Sammy and Emma ... Written by Huggo

  • Nova

    Nova (2014)
    Television (Documentary and Biography) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included the cutting edge of theoretical physics, a return to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, the long-term effects of Amazon deforestation, and the development of life-saving medical techniques. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Kaptein Sabeltann og skatten i Lama Rama

    Kaptein Sabeltann og skatten i Lama Rama (2014)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama and 1 More) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The orphan boy Pinky follows the Captain on an exciting and dangerous journey across the big oceans to the kingdom of Lama Rama, hunting for a treasure and the answer to who is Pinky's father.

  • Good Kill

    Good Kill (2014)
    Film (Drama, Thriller and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and feuds with his wife and kids for the other 12. But the pilot is starting to question the mission. Is he creating more terrorists than he's killing? Is he fighting a war without end. Written by Toronto International Film Festival

  • Son of God

    Son of God (2014)
    Film (Biography, Drama and History) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

  • Corrupt Minds

    Corrupt Minds (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director During the uprising in Arabia, a 50 dirhams bill will live an extraordinary trajectory in the middle of the social Arabic corruptive circles. From the bearded integrist to the bad lieutenant, in the middle of Arabic ghettos and fucked up administrations, to end up the story with the manifestation that will end the - Everything. A tour at the pre-Arab spring and how it was necessary.

  • Prisoners of the Sun

    Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Horror and Mystery) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A young American archaeological apprentice (Charvet) is drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. Escaping death traps and ancient monsters, the expedition discovers a secret older than history, and a danger beyond imagination. The "sleepers" have awoken. The gods have arisen. And, the countdown to the end of the world has begun... Written by Anonymous

  • 1,000 Times Good Night

    1,000 Times Good Night (2013)
    Film (Drama and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young daughters need Rebecca, who, however, loves both her family and her work... Written by Global Screen GmbH (world sales)

  • Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones (2013)
    Television (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. Written by Sam Gray

  • The Bible

    The Bible (2013)
    Television (Documentary, Action, Drama and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A religious historical dramatic miniseries about God's creation and physical landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

  • Complicit

    Complicit (2013)
    TV Movie (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Complicit follows the trail of Edward(David Oyelowo) an MI5 officer desperate to foil what he believes is another 7/7 style atrocity planned by British terror suspect Waleed (Arsher Ali) despite the lack of any conclusive evidence. Edward, confronted by the key moral dilemma of our time, is forced into choosing between two morally devastating outcomes. Written by MRF Ltd

  • Ultimate Warfare

    Ultimate Warfare (2012 - 2013)
    Television (Documentary) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Ultimate Warfare takes an exciting new look at some of the greatest battlefield conflicts in modern history. Using cutting-edge CGI animation and on the ground interviews to bring a new perspective to each battle, every episode profiles the decisive missions, heroes, and weapons, all of which played critical roles in turning the tide within historic battles. Written by Military Channel

  • Le sac de farine

    Le sac de farine (2012)
    Film (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Alsemberg, 1975, Sarah an 8-year-old-girl is living in a Catholic foster family. One day, her biological father whom she has never seen before, comes to take her for a weekend in Paris. But she wakes up in Morocco where her father abandons her with his family without any explanation. Nine years later, with no money coming from her father, during the 'Hunger Revolt' (The Revolt of Awbach): Sarah dreams of going back to Belgium, to school, to the books and to a life she considers free. Written by M&M

  • Le veau d'or

    Le veau d'or (2012)
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  • Tora Bora

    Tora Bora (2011)
    Film (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Tora Bora is a story of the journey of Abou Tareq and Om Tareq in their search for their youngest son Ahmed, who after being brainwashed by extremists, decides to leave Kuwait to join the the terrorist forces in Afghanistan. The elderly couple are not prepared for the suffering and darkness they encounter on their journey through the war-torn country. Their elder son, Tareq, with the aid of Pakistani intelligence, attempts to find his parents and his brainwashed brother. Tora Bora is a film about how the mistakes of one son can lead to hardships for an entire family in Arab/Muslim society. Written by Faisal Hamadah

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Set in the mystical lands of Persia, a rogue prince and a mysterious princess race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time -- a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

  • Le temps de la kermesse est terminé

    Le temps de la kermesse est terminé (2010)
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  • Jasim

    Jasim (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The film reveals a number of emblematic scenes from the life of the founding father of Qatar. We meet Jasim Al Thani as a young boy diligently studying in the Mosque before heading to his Majlis where he soaks up the adult world of his father Sheikh Mohammed. Jasim becomes a young man, showing us his skills as he and his entourage hunt Habara with a prize falcon. Now fully prepared for manhood, Jasim shows his strength and courage by challenging one of the Arabian peninsulas most fearsome fighters at the Battle of Messaimer. Betrayed by his enemies, Jasim is imprisoned and endures great hardship until his release, when he is greeted as a local hero in a triumphant homecoming. He returns to the task of liberating his country from the Turks, and having successfully shaken off the yoke of imperialism, he turns his attentions to the needs of his people, education above all. Finally, he unites the Qatari tribes and sets the stage for the emergence of Qatar as a proud, independent nation. Written by Doha Tribeca Film Festival

  • Changing Climates, Changing Times

    Changing Climates, Changing Times (2008)
    TV Movie (Drama and Fantasy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Year 2060. Climate predictions made at the beginning of the 21st century have turned out to be dramatically true: global warming of the Earth's atmosphere now has serious consequences on the every day lives of our grandchildren.

  • The Hitch-Hicker

    The Hitch-Hicker (2008)
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  • Transition

    Transition (2008)
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  • M'barek & Saida

    M'barek & Saida (2008)
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  • The beggar

    The beggar (2008)
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  • Rhimou

    Rhimou (2007)
    Television (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »

  • The Passage

    The Passage (2007)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director After the death of his girlfriend Tracy, the American Luke travels to Morocco with his British friend Adam to spend vacation and recover his loss. While in Medina, Luke meets the gorgeous Moroccan nurse Zahra and he offers to walk her home. However, she is offended by a group of men due to her Western companion and Luke defends her. Zahra offers to be his tourist guide and suggest him to travel to Atlas Mountain to the see the sunset and spend the night in a hotel. Adam decides to meet the couple in the next morning to let Luke alone with Zahra. However, the hotel manager does not accept their check-in and a local lodges the couple in a cabin of his own. During the night, Luke goes to the bathroom and finds a mace of tunnels linking the cabins in the mountain. Zahra meets him in the tunnel and he discovers a dark secret about the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Hills Have Eyes II

    The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
    Film (Action, Horror and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A team of trainees of the National Guard brings supply to the New Mexico Desert for a group of soldiers and scientists that are installing a monitoring system in Sector 16. They do not find anybody in the camp, and they receive a blurred distress signal from the hills. Their sergeant gathers a rescue team, and they are attacked and trapped by deformed cannibals, having to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Home of the Brave

    Home of the Brave (2006)
    Film (Action, Drama and War) Miscellaneous Crew The day after they get the word they'll go home in two weeks, a group of soldiers from Spokane are ambushed in an Iraqi city. Back stateside we follow four of them - a surgeon who saw too much, a teacher who's a single mom and who lost a hand in the ambush, an infantry man whose best friend died that day, and a soldier who keeps reliving the moment he killed a civilian woman. Each of the four has come home changed, each feels dislocation. Group therapy, V.A. services, halting gestures from family and colleagues, and regular flashbacks keep the war front and center in their minds. They're angry, touchy, and explosive: can a warrior find peace back home? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Path to 9/11

    The Path to 9/11 (2006)
    Television (Drama and History) Miscellaneous Crew A television mini-series on the events leading up to the US terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

  • The Ten Commandments

    The Ten Commandments (2006)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama and 2 More) Miscellaneous Crew When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he is set adrift on the Nile. As years pass, he is raised in a royal Egyptian household and, with no memory of his family, rises to the stature of prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, and inspired by a fiery message from God, Moses embarks upon a noble and desperate fight to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

  • Moroccan Urban Legends

    Moroccan Urban Legends (2006)
    Film (Short) Director Stories they tell us during our childhood...we can never tell the truth from the rumor.

  • Sahara

    Sahara (2005)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Master explorer and former US Navy Seal Dirk Pitt and his wisecracking buddy Al Giordino goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War ironclad battleship known as the "Ship of Death" that protects a secret cargo is lost somewhere in the deserts of West Africa. But while the two cross paths with a beautiful and brilliant U.N. scientist Dr. Eva Rojas who is being hounded by a ruthless dictator. She believes that the hidden treasure may be connected to a larger problem that threatens the world around them. Hunting for a ship that no one else thinks exists, Dirk, Al, and Eva must rely on their wits and their daring heroics to outsmart dangerous warlords, survive the threatening terrain, and get to the bottom of both mysteries. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Catharsys or The Afina Tales of the Lost World

    Catharsys or The Afina Tales of the Lost World
    Film (Drama) Writer In the near future, during a four month worldwide drought, an ordinary man randomly gets picked to be on a famous radio show. He reveals an extraordinary journey of a life, lived like a legend, looking for something he lost: his paradise.

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