Introducing board of juries (Tehran International Short Film Conference)

Introducing board of juries (Tehran International Short Film Conference)

Ahmad Zabeti Jahromi

B.A., Cinema & Television Director, University of Tehran

M.A. & Ph.D., Art Research, Tehran University of Art

Dr. Ahmad Zabeti Jahromi is one of well- known researcher and academics of Iran in the field of Cinema & Television. He has been professionally involved in film directing & editing as well. His publications with a record of 22 books and translations has made him widely known for his scientific endeavor.

He has been awarded many valuable prizes from different international film festival.

Shahab Esfandiary

B.A. & M.A., Cinema, Tehran University of Art,

Ph.D., Critical Theory and Film Studies, University of Nottingham

Dr. Esfandiary is assistant professor in Faculty of Film and Theatre at Tehran University of Art. He has been teaching “Globalization” at University of Nottingham during the period of his Ph.D course, there. His academic articles have been published by famous publications such as Routledge & IB Tauris. He has been the secretariat at some national conferences during past years.

Dr. Esfandiary has also a good record of producing TV documentaries for different external TV channels.

Alireza Qassemkhan

B.A., Cinema Director, Tehran University of Art

M.A., Art Research (Cinema Discipline), Islamic Azad University

Alireza Qassemkhan is actively involved in cultural affairs. Among these activities he has been the manager of Cinema-Tec in contemporary Art Museum and the vice-president of Iranian Academy of the Arts. He has also been in charge of different domestic festivals as the secretariat. His academic character has led him to have publications in the field of Cinema.

His filmography includes some cultural documentaries as well. At the moment he is the Deputy of Research Affairs of Documentary and Experimental Film Center.

Roohollah Hoseini

B.A, Translation, Allameh Tabataba’i University

M.A. & Ph.D. in French Literature, University of Tehran

Dr. Hosseini is the head and scientific chancellor of the Iranian National School of Cinema. He has also been in charge of managing European Studies department of World Studies faculty at Tehran University.

Besides teaching at various universities he has been active in authoring a few books based on ideas of European thinkers such as Levi Strauss and Gunter Grass.