Born 1951, he is an important figure in Burkina Faso's film industry. His film Wend Kuuni was the second feature film produced in Burkina Faso. His film Buud Yam received Best Film Award at FESPACO 1977. His film Zan Boko received a special mention in Torino Film Festival. In 2005, he established a cinema school called Imagine that trains professionals in Ouagadougou.