Nidhal Chatta

Nidhal Chatta
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Adapter, Associate producer, Dialogist
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv, Dance

Tunisian Film Director and Producer.

Nidhal Chatta is a Tunisian filmmaker born in 1958. His filmography includes many short movies such as "The lost horizon" (7 international awards) and four feature movies: "No man's love", his first feature (1999), "The Last Mirage" (2009), "Zero" (2013) and "Mustafa Z." (2017).

Nidhal CHATTA is a former Loughborough University of Technology graduate (United Kingdom). He attended John STRASBERG's director course in Paris (Actor's Studio, the Real Stage), the French Institute of Cinema and advanced cinema workshops dealing in particular with ARRIFLEX cameras. Nidhal CHATTA directed the award-winning features "The Lost Horizon" and "Under the Sea of Sand" in collaboration with the late Terry FORRESTAL, stunt coordinator for Brazil, Indiana Jones, Braveheart, Titanic and Mike VALENTINE, UK's premier underwater photographer. He acted as Line Producer and Executive Producer on BBC's series "Between the Lines III", BBC's feature "All for the Love of You", UNEP's documentary project "Between Earth and Sea" and Anthony WALLER's "Nine Miles Down" a feature film produced by Seven Arts Pictures (London, Los Angeles). Nidhal CHATTA also collaborated with Universal Music in Paris as a director and co- producer and directed 125 commercial films dealing with advertising agencies such as Nelson McCann, J. Walter Thompson, DDB and Ogilvy. He directed a number of institutional films and a TV docudrama series entitled "Abu Dhabi Police Department" on behalf of the Ministry of Interior of Abu Dhabi. Nidhal CHATTA directed "The Last Mirage", a psychological thriller which action takes place during the second Iraki war, starring Jean-Marc BARR, Elisa TOVATI and Hishem ROSTOM. He recently produced and directed "Zero !", a TV documentary feature related to the history of the Zero number, a program financed by the Tunisian Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of External Affairs Government of India and the OIF, French International Speaking Organization. And "Mustafa Z" (2017), his fourth feature (third feature drama).

JCC 2017 Catalog



نضال شطا مخرج تونسي ولد سنة 1958. تشمل أفلامه السينمائية العديد من الأفلام
القصيرة مثل الأفق الضائع)سبع جوائز دولية(و أربعة أف ام طويلة: كول التراب، أول
) أفلامه الروائية) 2009 (, السراب الأخير) 2009 (، صفر) 2013 (, و مصطفى زاد) 2017

JCC 2017 Catalogue


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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