ZAKARIA ALAOUI

ZAKARIA ALAOUI

Producer, Morocco

Presentation

Born on 17 April 1956, Zakaria Alaoui joined the Moroccan Cinema Center before starting work as a producer on visiting foreign shoots in 1986. His career began with ISHTAR by Elaine May, and he has since worked on more than 80 overseas movies, first as production liaison, then later as line producer or production manager. He founded his own company, Zak Productions, in 1995 and began to invest in local production, coproducing three feature films: MONA SABER (2002) by Abdelhay Laraki, TISSÉE DE MAINS ET D’ETOFFE (2007) by Omar Chraibi, and KHARBOUCHA (2008) by Hamid Zoughi. He also produced three short films in 2004 by Hassan Benchlikha; LA CEINTURE EN OR, BOÎTE AUX LETTRES and B’RAA OU KHEIT.

Selected Filmography

ZAK Productions

2015
JAMES BOND 24 Sam Mendes
2014
THE SOUL OF A SPY (Dusha shpiona) Vladimir Bortko
2014
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 (Mission impossible 5) Christopher McQuarrie 2014 DESERT DANCER Richard Raymond
2014
AMERICAN SNIPER Clint Eastwood
2013
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE Jim Jarmusch

2013
HOLLYOAKS LATER - TV
2012
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 PLATES- TV
2011
SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (Des saumons dans le désert) Lasse Hallström 2011 HANNA Joe Wright
2011
EXPEDITION IMPOSSIBLE (Expédition impossible) - TV
2011
CONTAGION Steven Soderbergh
2011
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL - TV
2010
SEX AND THE CITY 2 Michael Patrick King
2010
KHARBOUCHA Hamid Zoughi
2010
INCEPTION Christopher Nolan
2010
GREEN ZONE Paul Greengrass
2010
BEN-HUR - TV
2009
THE LAST TEMPLAR (Le Dernier Templier) - TV
2008
THE PASSION - TV
2008
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (Retour à Brideshead) Julian Jarrold
2008
BODY OF LIES (Mensonges d’état) Ridley Scott
2007
TISSÉE DE MAINS ET D'ÉTOFFE Omar Chraibi
2007
THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (La Vengeance dans la peau) Paul Greengrass
2006
THE PATH TO 9/11 - TV
2006
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS (Les 10 Commandements) - TV
2006
HOME OF THE BRAVE (Les Soldats du désert) Irwin Winkler
2005
SYRIANA Stephen Gaghan
2005
STONED Stephen Woolley
2005
EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING (L’Exorciste, au commencement) Paul Schrader 2004 TROY (Troie) Wolfgang Petersen
2004
THE REBEL BILLIONAIRE: BRANSON'S QUEST FOR THE BEST - TV
2003
WHAT A GIRL WANTS (Ce dont rêvent les filles) Dennie Gordon
2003
SIMON: AN ENGLISH LEGIONNAIRE (Deserter) Martin Huberty
2003
O CLONE - TV
2003
EMPIRES: PETER & PAUL AND THE CHRISTIAN REVOLUTION - doc, TV
2003
ANCIENT EGYPTIANS - TV
2002
MONA SABER Abdelhay Laraki
2002
EL DESEO DE SER PIEL ROJA Alfonso Ungria
2001
A SONG FOR MARTIN (En sang for Martin) Bille August
2000
THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG INDIANA JONES: MY FIRST ADVENTURE - TV 2000 KASBAH Mariano Barroso
2000
IN THE BEGINNING (Au commencement) - TV
2000
GLADIATOR Ridley Scott
2000
ARABIAN NIGHTS (Les Mille et Une Nuits) - TV
2000
ANNA Erik Wedersoe
1999
CLEOPATRA (Cléopatre) - TV
1998
ECO-CHALLENGE MOROCCO - TV
1996
JERUSALEM Bille August
1995
ZAFARINAS (Morirás en Chafarinas) Pedro Olea
1995
QUEEN OF THE EAST - TV
1994
HIGHLANDER III Andrew Morahan
1994
BEING HUMAN Bill Forsyth
1992
L'ATLANTIDE Bob Swaim
1991
OPERATION CONDOR: ARMOUR OF GOD 2 (Fei ying gai wak) Jackie Chan
1990
THE SHELTERING SKY (Un thé au Sahara) Bernardo Bertolucci
1989
GOING DOWN IN MOROCCO (Bajarse al moro) Fernando Colomo
1988
LIEBE IST STARKER ALS DER TOD - TV

1988
DANIYA, JARDIN DEL HAREM Carles Mira
1987
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS John Glen
1987
PRICK UP YOUR EARS Stephen Frears
1987
POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL: THE BARBARA HUTTON STORY
(Barbara Hutton, destin d'une milliardaire) - TV                           1987 ISHTAR Elaine May