Yasmine El Maanouni was born in Paris in 1994. After studying journalism at City University London, she worked for Amnesty International. She then obtained a Master 2 in documentary production at Grenoble-Alpes University in partnership with the École Documentaire de Lussas, and began working at Films de Force Majeure in 2021. Since then, she has managed the production of a short fiction film (AN AFTERNOON WITH BERTI by Tawfiq Nizamidin, Golden Horse 2022). She is now in charge of developing projects produced by Jean-Laurent Csinidis, and is also managing the production of two documentaries. As a junior producer, she has taken part in writing labs (MedinLab, Travaux en Courts, Warshat Aflam) and markets (Berlinale, Brasil Cinemundi, Cottbus). She’s also a tutor at the writing residency Warshat Aflam.