He was born in January 1st, 1957 in Oued Zem, Morocco. In 1983 left his country origin to study computer science in Nice. Then followed his path. He moved to Bologna in 1985 where he studied cinema. Journalist, photographer, screenwriter and producer, he made his first fiction feature fiction film Risveglio in 2005. He took Italian citizenship and with the company Ouarzazate films made some documentaries and other two fiction movies in 2008 and 2013. At the same time he was active as a screenplay and film history teacher at the universities of Fez and Rabat.