Biography: Algerian and French, Neïl Beloufa was born in 1985 in Paris, France. He studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris, and was a member of the 2010 promotion of Le Fresnoy – National Studio for Contemporary Arts. He received several awards, notably the Prix Vidéoforme of Clermont-Ferrand 2009, the Grand Prix Indie Lisboa 2009 and the ARTE prize for a European Short Film at the 54th Oberhausen Film Festival. His work was shown in solo exhibitions in Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Paris and New York, and selected for several group exhibitions and projects since 2007 (12th Biennial of Moving Images in Geneva, Prague International Triennial, Momenta Art Brooklyn, the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam, Espace Croisé in Roubaix, Beaux-Arts of Marseille). His films were screened in international festivals for video and documentary.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
April the Second (2009);
Brune Renault (2009);
Untitled [Sans titre] (2011);
People’s Passion, Lifestyle, Beautiful Wine, Gigantic Glass Towers, All Surrounded by Water (2011);
The Analyst, the Researcher, the Screenwriter, the CGI Tech and the Lawyer (2011).