Vatche Boulghourjian (b. 1975, Kuwait City, Kuwait), Lebanese director, studied film at New York University, but has been interested in film and the other visual arts since before his studies. He has worked on television documentaries throughout the Middle East and is the author of several independent short experimental and documentary films. His graduate movie The Fifth Column (Hinkerort zorasune) took third place when it premiered as part of the Cinéfondation section at Cannes in 2010. Tramontane was a success with audiences during its premiere at Cannes this year.
Source: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016