Nicolas Saada starts his career as a film critic for the renowned review, "Les Cahiers du Cinéma", specialising in American motion pictures of the 80s. From 1992 to 1998 he was head of fiction programming for the channel Arte. In 2002, he takes part in the scripting of La ligne noire, directed by Jean-Teddy Filippe. In 2003, he co-writes the screenplay for Dissonances, helmed by Jérôme Cornuau. The following year he lends his pen to Arnaud Desplechin for the screenplay of Playing 'In the Company of Men'. That same year he participates in the screenwriting of The Adventures of Arsène Lupin, directed by Jean-Paul Salomé.
Four years later, he writes the screenplay for the film Home Sweet Home by Didier Le Pêcheur. Nicolas Saada equally appears in CQ by Roman Coppola, in which he plays a film critic. In 2004, he directs his first short film, Les Parallèles, starring Mathieu Amalric. The film is nominated to the Césars in 2005. In 2008, he directs his first feature, Spy(ies), starring Guillaume Canet and Géraldine Pailhas.
News & awards
French Film Festival in Japan
Hong Kong French Film Festival
Hong Kong, 2015
Venice International Film Festival
Short Shorts Film Festival
Director : The Fortieth Step