Mabrouk El Mechri

Mabrouk El Mechri

Director at Bandits

Puteaux, France
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Summary

By the age of 35, Mabrouk El Mechri directed a cult film – JCVD starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as himself – a historical TV series and a film with Bruce Willis, making him the youngest, internationally reaching, French director working today.Mabrouk began his career directing short films in 1998 and directed his first feature, Virgil, in 2005. He wrote and directed his second film: JCVD in 2008. In 2010, Mabrouk directed most episodes of Maison Close, a French television series narrating the lives of three women inside a Parisian luxury bordello at the end of the 19th Century.His film The Cold Light of Day with Bruce Willis and Sigouney Weaver is due to come out in 2012.Mabrouk is part of the new guard of international French directors going back and forth between fiction and commercials; an amazing actor’s director who is as comfortable with comedy and action as with elaborate art direction. 

People I worked with

Thomas Derouault
Executive creative director / Managing director
J. Walter Thompson Paris
Gaël Caron
Art Director
Havas Paris
Christophe Peyraque
Creative Director
Publicis Dialog
Valérie Candeiller
Advertising Manager
Publicis Dialog
Sandrine Paralieu
Advertising Manager
Publicis Dialog

Positions

Director

Wanda Paris
La Plaine Saint Denis, France

Director

Bandits
Suresnes, France

Director

Prodigious

Director

LES GAULOIS
PUTEAUX, France

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