Graduated in Law, in film studies and in cultural management, Karim Aitouna is a moroccan producer working between France and Morocco with HAUT les MAINS productions in Lyon and Waq Waq Studio in Tangier.
In 2013, he was selected as Emerging Producer at the Jihlava DIFF.
He produced among others productions :
2020 – Dans la Maison, by Karima Saidi
A documentary presented IDFA 2020
2020 – Gevar’s Land, by Qutaiba Barhamji
A documentary also presented at IDFA 2020
2018 – Poisonous Roses, by Ahmed Fawzi Saleh
The film premiered at Rotterdam IFF, awarded more than 16 international awards and Egypt Oscar nominated for 2020
2017 – Contro Figura, by Rä Di Martino
The film premiered at the 74th Venezia International Film Festival
2015 – The Night and the Kid, by David Yon
The film premiered in the Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival
2014 – I Am The People, by Anna Roussillon
An award winner which was featured in the Acid Programme at the Festival de Cannes