Born in Tetouan, Mohamed Ahed Bensouda studied History and French literature at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Morocco, from 1989 to 1991. He received his Filmmaking Studies form the University PARIS 1 – Pantheon –SORBONNE and holds a B.A. in Art History and Archaeology from the University PARIS 1 – Pantheon – SORBONNE. Bensouda completed many professional industry-related training courses including a cinematography course at the Association Creation Med Film and a direction course at the CINETEL, Paris, France. Throughout his cinema and TV career, he worked as an Actor, Assistant Director, Location Manager, Casting Director, Screenwriter, Director and Producer. Bensouda’s directing credits include his debut feature film Story of a Mchaouchi Wrestler and the shorts The Eyes of the Heart, The Jar, and The Raped Silence. He is also a member of the Moroccan Union of Cinema and Television technicians, the Dramatic Authors and Composers Society (SACD) Paris, France and the Guild of African Producers and Directors.