YDA JURY 2020: Isabelle Tanugi

Isabelle Tanugi
Partner Executive Producer
Zohar International
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Born in Tunisia, brought up in Paris and living in Brazil since 1985, Isabelle graduated in Economic Sciences at Paris VII in 1979.

Working in film production since 1981, going through all steps of Production, first as a translator for TV Programs in France, Runner in low budget documentaries in Tunisia then Brazil, PA, Coordinator, Production manager, she has produced hundreds of commercials, short films, music videos , documentaries and featured films.

Founded Zohar in 1987 and since them has taken part in the production and production services of hundreds of commercials, many of them awarded with the most prestigious prizes on the advertisement film industry such as Cannes Grand Prix, Cannes Silver Lion and Cannes Bronze Lion.

Isabelle was also involved in the production & production service of several feature films, such as Le Jaguar (Gaumont/TF1, 1996), Aeon Flux (Paramount, 2005), The Fall (Absolute/Googly/Radical Media, 2006), The incredible Hulk (Universal/Marvel, 2008), Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - part 1 (Summit Entertainment, 2011) and Pele: The Birth Of a Legend (Image Entertainment, 2013), Simonal (Zohar/TV Zero/Jaya, 2012), awarded the Best Documentary Film in the Brazilian Academy of Motion Pictures and The Merry Wives (Zohar/Conexão/Ananã, 2013), based on a Shakespeare play.