Elyes Baccar

Elyes Baccar

Screenwriter- Director
Screenwriter and Director

Antwerpen, Belgium

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March 2018
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About Elyes

I'm an experienced and award-winning director of feature films and documentaries.
After graduating from film school in Paris and having my English degree in Pasadena, USA; I worked as an assistant director on several international films such as S​tar Wars​, and D​esert Fire​, starring Claudia Cardinale and Vittorio Gassman. Then I started his directorial career with short films, TV commercials and stage plays.
From 2005 to 2009 I produced and directed documentaries in France, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Syria, Algeria, Palestine, and USA. Some of them won international prizes. I also produced many TV programs for Arab TV channels such as Al Jazeera Children's Channel, Abu Dhabi TV and Tunisian TV.
In 2006 I directed S​ he & He​, my first feature film, which participated in many international film festivals.
I won several prizes like the Best Short Documentary Award at Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival for ​Pakistan 7.6​ and ​Music Says... a​nd Special Jury Prize at the Ocean Film Festival - New Delhi for my feature documentary film ​Wailing Wall​. My feature documentary R​ ouge Parole​was acclaimed by international critics and won several prizes.
Between 2014 and 2016 I directed two feature documentaries :C​airo 30th​and ​Lost in Tunisia​.
In 2017 I directed “Tunis by night”, my second fiction film, that won different international awards


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