Nicolas Wadimoff (Switzerland)

Nicolas Wadimoff was born in 1964 in Geneva and is a Swiss director, documentary filmmaker, producer, rock guitarist.

In 1988 he graduated from UQAM (Université du Québec a Montreal) in communications with a specialization in cinema.

Nicolas made his first documentary in 1990. He worked as a film director at Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) and the French Swiss Broadcasting Service (TSR).

In 1996-2001 he was a producer and director of films at his own company, Caravan Films. In 1997 he made his first fiction feature. In 2003 he founded Akka Films, devoted to the development of fiction films and production of documentaries. Opération Libertad is his fifth feature.

In 2010, he received the Ecumenical Jury prize at the Berlin Film Festival for his film Still Alive in Gaza shot in 2009 in the Gaza strip.


  • 2014 Chasseurs de crimes
  • 2012 Opération Libertad
  • 2010 Aisheen
    Still Alive In Gaza
  • 2005 L'accord
  • 2005 Last Supper
  • 2003 Alinghi – The Inside Story
  • 2002 Kadogo, l'enfant soldat
  • 2000 15, rue des Bains
  • 2000 Mondialito
  • 1998 Nuit et jour la télé…
  • 1997 Clandestins
  • 1996 Cyber-Guerilla
  • 1995 Quand on allait voir Carlos
  • 1994 Silence, on développe
  • 1993 Le temps des clandestins
  • 1992 Les Gants d'Or d'Akka
  • 1991 Le bol
  • 1990 Arménie-Jerusalem
  • 1989 Yehudi Arabi Yemeni
  • 1987 Ouskestekaché
  • 1986 Trachéotomie
  • 1984 Johnny Kichenin, poids moyen is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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