Tarik Saleh

  • Tarik Saleh
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Publisher, Graphic designer, Voice over
(Male)
Principal country concerned : Column : Theater, Cinema/tv, Fine arts, Literature, Design

Egyptian Swedish graphic designer, producer, animator, editor, director and screenwriter.

Tarik SALEH is a graphic designer, producer, animator, editor, director and screenwriter.

He is known for THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT (2017, Director | Screenwriter) and BOY FROM HEAVEN | WALAD MIN AL JANNA (2022, Director | Screenwriter).

Tarik Saleh (born on 28 January 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden) is an Egyptian-Swedish television producer, animator, publisher, journalist and film director, who in the early 90s was one of Sweden's most prominent graffiti artists. He has also worked as a TV host for Sveriges Television and is one of the founders of the production company Atmo.
His work often contains techniques such as montages, cut-out graphics and faces with manipulated lip synching.

Egyptian-Swedish Tarik Saleh started as a graffiti artist and has made animated shorts. Together with Erik Gandini he directed the documentaries Sacrificio, Who Betrayed Che Guevara? (2001) and Gitmo - the new rules of war (2006) that both sparked international debates.

His most recent film, Tommy (2014), was a thriller featuring Moa Gammel, Ola Rapace, and singer/songwriter Lykke Li. Saleh directed and co-wrote Metropia (2009 Venice International Film Festival), featuring Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, and Stellan Skarsgård, and he has co-directed award-winning documentaries, such as Gitmo. Saleh produced the music video I Follow Rivers for Lykke Li, which has had nearly 60 million YouTube views.
His third feature, The Nile Hilton Incident, won the Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema Dramatic (Sundance 2017).

Filmography
"Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara?" (2001)
"Gitmo - The New Rules of War" (2006)
"Metropia" (2009)
"Tommy" (2014)
"The Nile Hilton Incident" (2017)
"Boy from Heaven (Walad min al Janna)" (2022)

WEB
www.atmo.se/about/tarik-saleh/

Source:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarik_Saleh
updated by Thierno Dia, on May 24th, 2022.

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  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
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  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
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