Majdi Smiri (born 1983), often under the pseudonym Maguy, is a Tunisian filmmaker.[1] Started his career as a rapper, Smiri soon became a popular director with popular television serials Talaa Wala Habet, Lilet Chak and Case 460.

Majdi Smiri
Born
Majdi Smiri

1983
NationalityTunisian
Alma materSchool of Arts and Cinema
OccupationDirector, actor, producer, rapper
Years active2010–present

Personal lifeEdit

He was born in 1983 in Tunis, Tunisia.[2]

CareerEdit

He began his career as a rapper under the pseudonym Maguy. He wrote, composed and later performed the credits of Njoum Ellil in a duet with the singer Ines Chkimi. In 2006, he made his first cinema appearance with the film Making of directed by Nouri Bouzid. He later obtained a diploma from the School of Arts and Cinema in Tunis. Then he moved to France and worked for a production company for a year. After his return to Tunisia, he created his own audiovisual production company, 'Underground Skills', in 2007. Through the company, he directed several music videos and advertising commercials. Then he directed television programs such as Koujinitna on national television, Urban Fen on Hannibal TV and Ser El Benna on Coujina TV.[3]

In 2009, he played the role 'Farid', a mechanic and rapper, in the soap opera Njoum Ellil directed by Madih Belaïd.[4] In 2012, he made his maiden feature film, Fausse Note in which he was also the writer and producer. In 2015, Smiri received the prize for Best Direction for the soap opera Lilet Chak at the Romdhane Awards, which was awarded by Mosaïque FM.[5] In 2015, he wrote the lyrics for the credits of Lilet Chak, composed by Yacine Azaiez and sung by Chkimi. In 2016, he directed the television series Bolice which won the prize for Best Series at the Romdhane Awards.[6]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Genre Ref.
2006 Making Of Actor Film
2009 Njoum Ellil Actor: Farid TV Series
2012 Fausse Note Director TV Series
2013 Happy Ness Director, writer, producer Film
2015 The Night of Doubt Director, writer, actor TV Mini-Series
2015 Bolice Director, writer TV Series
2017 Compulsory Choice Director TV Series
2019 Case 460 Director, writer TV Mini-Series
2020 The Sculptor Director TV Series
2020 Cypher Director, writer TV Series
2020 Extreme Force Operations Writer TV Movie

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Majdi Smiri: a complete and fulfilled artist". tunivisions. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Majdi Smiri". elcinema. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Exclusive interview with Majdi Smiri #confinement". jetsetmagazine. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Meeting with Majdi Smiri or Ferid from Njoum Ellil 2". tuniscope. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Romdhane Awards 2015: the prize for best achievement goes to Lilet Echak". mosaiquefm. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Romdhane Awards: the best series is Bolice 2.0". mosaiquefm. Retrieved 13 November 2020.

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