Abdelhamid Bouchnak
Abdelhamid Bouchnak (born 1984), is a Tunisian filmmaker. He is best known as the director of Tunisian horror film Dachra.[1][2]
Abdelhamid Bouchnak
عبد الحميد بوشناق

Bouchnak in TWA 2014 Ceremony
BornAbdelhamid Bouchnak
Tunis, Tunisia
Alma materUniversity of Montreal
Years active2009–present
Personal life
He was born in 1984 in Tunis, Tunisia. His father Lotfi Bouchnak is a popular Tunisian singer renowned Oud player. Abdelhamid studied at the Higher School of Science and Technology of Design in Tunis (ESAC) in Gammarth. Then he attended to the University of Montreal and graduated with a degree in film studies.[1]
After graduation, he became a director within the company Shkoon Production. However, initially he worked as a cinematographer in the web series Ta7ana, and the television series Hedhoukom. He also involved in short films as the cinematographer in Alliance in 2011 and then Le Bonbon in 2016. After few years, he directed the historical docufiction, Jadis Kerkouane.[3]
In 2018, Abdelhamid directed his maiden feature film, Dachra, a horror film.[4] The film received critical acclaim and later selected at the International Critics' Week of the Venice Film Festival.[5] After the success of the film, he directed season 1 of the television series Nouba which broadcast on Nessma during the month of Ramadan in 2019.[6] Then he directed the Season 2 of the same series, titled Ochèg Eddenia which was broadcast in 2020.[7]
2010AllianceDirector, writerShort film
2016HethoukomDirector, writer, camera operator, editor, actor: FamTV Series
2017Once KerkouaneDirector, cinematographerDocumentary
2018DachraDirector, writer, editorFilm
2018Le BonbonDirector, writer, producer, editorShort film
2019NoubaDirector, writer, producerTV Series
2021kan ye makanichDirector, writerTV Series
  1. ^ a b"Abdelhamid Bouchnak: Director, born in 1984 in Tunis, Tunisia". cinematunisien. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Abdelhamid Bouchnak: Biography, Nationality: Tunisia". elcinema. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  3. ^ "2016: Jadis Kerkouane". africultures. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Bouchnak's son is preparing Tunisian horror film". realites. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  5. ^ ""Dachra" by Abdelhamid Bouchnak selected for the Critics' Week at the Venice Film Festival". webdo. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Abdelhamid Bouchnak returns to television with Nouba". kapitalis. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Home to "Nouba 2 - Ochèg Eddenia" in prime time on the AttassiaTV". lapresse. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
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