Anis Djaad

  • Anis Djaad
© Courtesy JCC 2012
Film director, Writer, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Algerian film director, screenwriter, and writer.

Anis Djaad was born in Algiers in 1974. In 1996 he discovered the cinema as an trainee director on the set of the film França ya França by Djamel Beloued. In 1997, he temporarily left the cinema to become a journalist for the national daily "Le Soir d'Algérie". In 2003, he returned to the cinema through screenwriting (he was one of the winners of the script contest "L'année de l'Algérie") and in 2006 wrote his first screenplay for a feature film, Au bout du tunnel by Adlane Khodja, short-listed by Media Film, a European programme. In 2011 he won an award for best short film script with "Le hublot" at the Algiers Film Festival. In 2012 with the screenplay of his first short film, Le hublot, he won the prize at the Journées cinématographiques de Carthage. In 2007, he published his first novel, Matins parisiens, followed by a second one, L'odeur du violon. In 2014 Passage à niveau won the Jury Prize at the Journées cinématographiques d'Alger.

2012 - Le hublot, cm / short
2014 - Passage à niveau, cm / short
2016 - Le voyage de Keltoum, cm / short.

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. أنيس الجعاد من مواليد الجزائر العاصمة
: وهو صحفيّ قديم وقد ساهم في إخراج فيلم "فرنسا يا فرنسا" لجمال بلعود. كما ألّف روايتين

"عبق الكمان" و "صباحات باريسيّة" وسيناريوهات" "في آخر النفق"و "ه3 و" و"المتعطّشون والكومة" الذي فاز بجائزة أفضل سيناريو للأشرطة القصيرة في أيّام الجزائر السينمائيّة لسنة

Source : JCC 2012



Nasce nel 1974 ad Algeri. Nel 1996 lavora sul set del film França ya França di Djamel Beloued. Nel 1997 lascia temporaneamente il cinema per diventare giornalista del quotidiano nazionale Le Soir d'Algérie. Nel 2006 firma la sua prima sceneggiatura di un lungometraggio, Au bout du tunnel di Adlane Khodja. Nel 2012 con la sceneggiatura del suo primo cortometraggio, Le hublot, vince il premio alle Journées cinématographiques de Carthage. Nel 2007 pubblica il suo primo romanzo Matins parisiens, cui segue L'odeur du violon. Nel 2014 Passage à niveau vince il Premio Speciale della Giuria alle Journées cinématographiques d'Alger.

Filmografia/ Filmography
2012 - Le hublot, cm
2014 - Passage à niveau, cm
2016 - Le voyage de Keltoum, cm



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