Vatche Boulghourjian is a Lebanese filmmaker. He holds an MFA from New York University’s Graduate Film Program, where he was a departmental fellow. Before attending NYU, Boulghourjian worked throughout the Middle East on documentaries for television networks while also making his independent shorts, experimental films, and documentaries. His films have screened at festivals worldwide, garnering critical attention and numerous awards. Boulghourjian's first feature Tramontane premiered in 2016 at the Cannes Film Festival, as part of Critics’ Week, where it was awarded the Grand Rail d’Or, Audience Award. The film was subsequently selected at over 100 festivals and theatrically released in several territories. Boulghourjian lives and works in Lebanon.