Ali Cherkaoui

1st AD

Born & raised in Casablanca, living in Paris & working around the Globe...

Credits

1st AD (Features & TV Series) :

THE SPY (Netflix TV Serie)  MRS MILLS (Feature) — MARS - SEASON 1 (Nat Geo TV Serie) — PATTAYA (Feature) — THE BUREAU - S1 (Canal + TV Serie)  THE HUNGER GAMES : MOCKINGJAY : Pt 1 & Pt 2 (Feature / 1st AD France)  —  PERCEPTION - Ep. 301 "PARIS" (TV Serie) — HOMELAND - Ep 311 / 312 (Fox 21 TV Serie) —  THE NARROW OF MIDNIGHT (Feature) — THE FAR CRY EXPERIENCE - S1 (Ubisoft Web Serie) — ROCK THE CASBAH (Feature) — TOMORROW COMES TODAY (Feature) — THE WOMAN WHO BRUSHED OFF HER TEARS (Feature) — HUGO (Feature / 1st AD France)—  MONTE CARLO (Feature / 1st AD France)— CIRKUS COLUMBIA (Feature) — GI  JOE : Rise of the Cobra (Feature / 1st AD France) — JULIE & JULIA (Feature / 1st AD France)—  NINE MILES DOWN (Feature)—  THE HAPPENING  (Feature / 1st AD France) —  NATIONAL TREASURE 2 : BOOK OF SECRETS (Feature / 1st AD France)—  ENTOURAGE - Ep 412 : THE CANNES KIDS (TV Serie / 1st AD France)—   I AM FROM TITOV VELES (Feature) —   THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (Feature / 1st AD France)—   PARIS, JE T'AIME : 15th  (Feature) —   TENERIFE : CRASH OF THE CENTURY (Feature) —    MAROCK (Feature)    —    LE DIVORCE  (Feature / Retakes) —   NAPOLEON (TV Serie)


2nd AD  (Features & TV Series) :

MUNICH (Feature / 2nd AD France) — SEX AND THE CITY - S6 (HBO TV Serie / 2nd AD France ) — ALEXANDER(Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — DANNY THE DOG  (Feature)  — NAPOLEON (TV Serie) — BLACK HAWK DOWN (Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — SPY GAME (Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — THE FOUR FEATHERS (Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — ARABIAN NIGHTS (TV Series / 2nd AD Morocco) — RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — GLADIATOR (Feature / 2nd AD Morocco) — THE MUMMY (Feature / 2nd 2nd AD Morocco)


1st AD on TV COMMERCIALS with the following  :

Directors : jonathan zames - arnaud uyttenhove - ivan grbovic - michael bay - fabrice coton & raphaël aupy - jeff labbé - juan solanas - jean becker - thierry rajic - keith bearden – the legs - philippe andré – amir chamdin - katie bell - chris wilcha - lars knorrn - martin arnaldo - eran creevy - tony kaye - zac - james huth - matthijs van heijningen - benny boom - jordan scott - joe pytka - ric hawkes - tchad nelson brown - pelle seth - douglas law - vincent jérôme

Production Companies : wtbr / where the buffalo roam (us) - caviar content (fr) - the institute (us) - prodigious (fr) - academy (uk) - stoked (lb) - partizan (uk) - dounia productions (ma) - bbd productions (fr) - stink france (fr) - big productions (fr) - wanda productions (fr) – tokib productions (fr) - bikini films (uk)  - warm & fuzzy @ gang films (fr)  - chelsea pictures (us)  -  peninsula film/jake prod (fr) -  neue sentimental film (de)  - orange films (fr)  - premiere heure (fr)  - between the eyes (uk)  - vip films (dubai)  - label tele (fr)  - quad (fr)  - mjz (uk)  - louka films (fr)  - fm rocks (us)  -  rsa films ltd (uk)  - franco american (fr) - rsa films ltd (uk)  - ricandjo tv (uk)   - 1/33 (fr)  - ldm (fr)


LANGUAGES :

  • TRILINGUAL : ENGLISH, FRENCH, ARABIC (Moroccan Dialect / Classical Arabic)
  • BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF MACEDONIAN/ SERBO-CROATIAN LANGUAGES…

LOCATION EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

  • EUROPE : france, united kingdom, scotland, belgium, germany, czech republic, austria, hungary, former yugoslav republic of macedonia, malta, turkey, bosnia & herzegovina, slovenia
  • AMERICA : united states (new york)
  • AFRICA : morocco (all over the country), tunisia
  • MIDDLE EAST : turkey, qatar, united arab emirates (dubai), oman
  • ASIA : india, thailand, china, philippines

COMPUTER SKILLS :

  • MOVIE MAGIC SCHEDULING, MOVIE MAGIC BUDGETING, FINAL DRAFT, WORD, EXCEL
  • FILE MAKER PRO : Computer Development of an « Extras Database System » using Bar Code Badges designed & used in Morocco on The Mummy, Gladiator, Rules of Engagements, The Four Feathers, Spy Game, Black Hawk Down, Alexander…etc…

MISCELLANEAOUS :

  • Dual Citizenship (French and Moroccan Nationalities)
  • Driving Licence, type B
  • Certified SDI "Open Water" Scuba Diver (June 2011 @ Malapascua Island, Cebu Province - The Philippines)
  • Vice President of the French Association of Assistant Directors  (a.f.a.r) [ www.afar-fiction.com ]    
  • Tutorship of Several Workshops re: "A.D's Skills / Movie Magic Scheduling / Final Draft  in France
  • Tutorship of "Background Action" Workshop in Geneva for European AD's & Directors

Availability
List Category Weekly Feature Start Expire
SoCal Film 1st AD 11/09/2018 02/07/2019
Contact
Mobile: +33617331110
Email: ads.dept@alitronics.com
Website: http://afar.alitronics.com
Agency: Agency for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Agent: Julian Savodivker
Agency Phone: (310)888-4200
Home

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Casablanca, 20170
Morocco
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