Born in 1945, Ahvaz
Associate Professor of Cinema & TV – Author and Film Critic in TV.
Director & Writer of many documentaries in different versions.
Member of the juries at international festivals.
Mohammad Reza Honarmand
Born: 1953/ Tehran
Education: Telecommunications Engineering, Naval College, as well as Honorary Art Degree
Films including “Badger”, “The Bells”, “Footprints on the Sand”, “The Visit”, “Thief of Dolls”, “The Wrong Man”, “The Mummy 3”, “Baby I’m not Cook”, as well as TV series including “The Death of Another Person”, “Cactus” trilogy , “Under the Knife”, and “Ashpaz Bashi”.
Seyed Reza MirKarimi
Director, scriptwriter, producer
Born in 1966, Tehran
BA in Graphics, The fine art University, Tehran
Director of the short films including “For Him”, “A Rainy Day,” The Rooster”.
Director of the feature films including “The Child and The Soldier”, “Under The
Moon Light”, “There is a Light on Here”, “So Close-So Far” ,”As Simple As That”,
“a Cube of Sugar” and “Today”.
Best Screenplay, Asia-Pacific Film Festival, 2001
Silber Ballon Award, Festival des 3 Continents, Nantes, France, 2000
Critics Week Grand Prize, Cannes Film Festival, 2001
Best Director Award, as well as Special Jury Prize, Tokyo International Film Festival, 2001
Crystal Simorgh, Competition of Asian Cinema, as well as Crystal Simorgh, National Competition – Best Director, Fajr Film Festival, 2008
Special Jury Prize, Asia-Pacific Film Festival, 2003
Special Jury Prize,3rd Bally Film Festival, Indonesia, 2005
Golden St. George, 30th Moscow International Film Festival, 2008
The supervisor of the Iranian youth Cinema Society ,Zanjan office
Mohsen Amir Youssefi
Born: 1951/ Abadan
Education: Graduated in Mathematics
Producer, writer, as well as director
Short films including “Nader, the Child of Sword”, “The Father and The Son”, and “Cravan” and feature films including “The Bitter Sleep”, “Atashkar”, “Lovely Trashes”. Documentaries including “Kahrizak” and “Four Glance”.
First Prize ,Festival of Nations, Austria, Grand Prize, Obon Festival, France, Special Prize of Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, France, Golden Camera Award, Cannes Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Festival Award, Greece, Special Award of Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata, Argentina, Fédération International des Critiques Award, Genève, Suisse, Best Screenplay Award, Central Council of Iranian Cinema Scriptwriters Association, Innovation in Cinema Award, Montreal Film Festival, Best Announce Award, Fajr International Film Festival, Best Film Award, Tehran International Short Film Festival and others.
MA in Cinema/ Directing /Soore University
Writer and director of the short films including “The Aquarium”, “Minor Roads”,“Chelleh”, as well as “Mohey” as a feature film.
-Best Fiction Film Award, Khorshid Independent Short Film Festival (Fourth Edition)
-Best Fiction Film Award and Best Director Award for “Chelleh”, Tehran International Short Film Festival (Thirty-second Edition)
Special Jury Prize for Best Film and Best Director, Kish Film Festival (First Edition)