(born 1984), is a Tunisian filmmaker
. He is best known as the director of Tunisian horror film Dachra
He was born in 1984 in Tunis
. 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.
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
In 2018, Abdelhamid directed his maiden feature film, Dachra
, a horror film.
The film received critical acclaim and later selected at the International Critics' Week of the Venice Film Festival
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.
Then he directed the Season 2 of the same series, titled Ochèg Eddenia
which was broadcast in 2020.
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