Riad Bouchoucha

  • Riad Bouchoucha
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Film director, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

French Film director. 

Riad BOUCHOUCHA was born in Marseilles, France (1989). After graduating with an International Master's Degree in Law, he decides to pursue his passion for cinema. As a self-taught filmmaker, he directs his first short film in 2013. Eager to learn how to write, he participates in a screenwriting workshop in 2016, La Ruche. During this workshop, he wrote the short film, "La Veillée" / "The Wake". (A NFFF winner 2020 - NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL, USA) which was produced with the help of producers Emmanuel Wahl and Adrien Bretet. The award-winning short was screened in over twenty international film festivals.
Riad is currently writing his first feature screenplay inspired by the youth of his parents in a slum during the 1970's in Marseilles.



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