Tarik Saleh (Arabic: طارق صالح; born 28 January 1972) is a Swedish television producer, animator, publisher, journalist and film director. He was born in Högalids församling, Stockholm to a Swedish mother and an Egyptian father. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was one of Sweden's most prominent graffiti artists,[1] including co-creating Fascinate. He has also worked as a TV host for Sveriges Television and is one of the founders of production company Atmo.

Tarik Saleh
Tarik Saleh at the Stockholm Internationel Film Festival 2022.
Born (1972-01-28) 28 January 1972 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Television producer, animator, publisher, journalist, film director
Years active2009–present

At the 53rd Guldbagge Awards, his film The Nile Hilton Incident won five awards, including Best Film. His film Boy from Heaven was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

His work often contains techniques such as montages, cut-out graphics and faces with manipulated lip synching.

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Feature films
Documentary films
Television episodes
Music videos

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  1. ^ a b Seikaly, Andrea (1 February 2014). "The Swedish filmmaker discusses his crime thriller 'Tommy'". Variety. Retrieved 25 September 2015.

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