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Khalid Shamis

Réalisateur/trice, Producteur/trice, Professeur, Scénariste, Monteur/se
Libye, Afrique du Sud


Khalid SHAMIS, est un scénariste, enseignant, réalisateur, monteur et producteur, installé en Afrique du Sud depuis 2005.

Né d’un père libyen exilé en Angleterre, Khalid SHAMIS s’est installé en Afrique du Sud.
Sa société de production Tubafilms (basée à Cape Town) s’investit principalement dans le cinéma documentaire. IMAM AND I (2011) est son premier film de long métrage documentaire. Il est un des étudiants du Talent Campus Durban 2008.


Writer, lecturer, director, editor and producer.

I, Khalid Shamis, am a documentarian and editor in Cape Town. The films you see here are a handful of the ones I’ve had a hand in editing. Sometimes a full hand, sometimes a helping hand, but they all contain my fingerprints. khalid(@)

Born to Libyan parents exiled in England, Khalid SHAMIS settled in South Africa in 2005.
Khalid SHAMIS is a writer, lecturer, director, editor and producer.
An award-winning editor, Khalid has earned a South African Film and Television Award for his short film, The Killing of the Imam.
He edited Forerunners, Black Diamonds, Branded and Afrikaaps, which won an audience award at the Encounters Film Festival 2010. Additionally, in 2010 he worked as an editor and director for music videos for FreshlyGround and 340ml.
Other projects under his belt are Days and Nights of Love and Fire directed by Eugene Paramoer; I’m Not Dead Yet, directed by Philippa Ndisi-Herrmann, The Pioneer of Paraguay and Finding Utopia, shorts directed by Lisa Swart; and The Making of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, directed by Moabi Mogorosi.
Prior to 2005, Khalid cut many trailers and commercials for the Viacom-owned Gulf DTH/Showtime Arabia Productions in London. His production company tubafilms works primarily in documentary film. IMAM AND I (2011) is his first feature documentary. He is an aluncis of Talent Campus Durban 2008.
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