Farida Fdani: Biography Babylon 2009


Project Title: LE FILS DE LA MER

Farida Fdani has been working in the film production sector for 25 years. She started out working with director François Reichenbach and producer Pierre Braunberger. Her various activities led her to work in production, video marketing, theatrical distribution, and international film sales.

She has worked on several feature film scripts as a consultant for authors and producers. In 2000, she produced Zona Arizona, a documentary directed by Goran Neric. In 2004, with Blue Eye Films, she launched the production of a feature film entitled Souli, by young British director Alexander Abela, starring: Eduardo Noriega, Aurélien Recoing, Makéna Diop, Fatou Diaye, and Jeanne Antébi.

In 2006, she developed Zarafah, a feature-length animation film written by Rémi Bezançon and Alexander Abela, for Blue Eye Films. She set up financing with a tripartite co-production between Canada, England, and France. She creates her own production company New Tree Productions in 2007 and developed the adaptation of George Feydeau's play, "A Flea in the ear," the screenplay written by Henri Duparc and will be directed by Cheik Doukouré.. She is also developing "The Son Of The Sea" a feature-length fiction film written and will be directed by Najat Jellab.



Babylon collaborates regularly with partner orgnanisations, including AHRC-funded Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Research Network

Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Network

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Thierry Lenouvel

Far Flung Families in Film

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Sarita Malik/Leslee Udwin


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