Selection committee members 2019 Arman Fayaz Resume × Arman Fayaz Born 1982 Lahijan, Iran. MA in cinema from Sooreh university. He started his activities in the film industry from 2000. He was a Director of Photography of more than a hundred films such as “DABOR”, “TASIAN”, “ZOOZEH MARD”, “SHUFFER”, “HAMID & HOMA”. He has made and directed five short films such as “HENGAM”, “AHANGI KE BA TO SHENIDAM”, “CHAY”, “SHEKOOFEHAYE SEPID ZIRE NOORE MAH MIRAGHSAND”, “MANICURE”. He is a member of the selection committee of the International section of the 35th and 36th Tehran short film festival. His last short film, MANICURE nominated for the Grand Jury Prize from Sundance Film Festival , 46th Telluride Film Festival 2018 and won many prizes from many international festivals such as Jury Prize from Rio de Janeiro film Festival, Drama International Short Film Festival and the best short film from Dublin, Ireland Silk Road, Alameda, City Blue Awards, Big Bang Short Film Festival,… Hassan Dezvareh Resume × Hassan Dezvareh Head of the International Selection Committee 1947- Tehran. Instructor in the field of Cinema/ Jury member at several international short film festivals. He studied Communication and Art in Bochum, Germany at the university. He worked in Radio Bochum and “Deutsche Welle”. He has instructed “Radio Journalism” at Protestant College in Bochum. He has studied “Film” at the “Saint Monika” college in California State for two years. After coming back to Iran, he started teaching Cinema and Photojournalism at Art University in Tehran. He founded the international section of the short film festival in the Iranian Youth Society and he was the director of international affairs. He has been a jury member of the various short film festivals including Tampere (Finland); Message to Man (St. Petersburg, Russia); Drama ( Greece); Dokino ( Romania); Winterthur(Switzerland); Odense (Denmark); Bilbao (Spain); Nations (Austria); Yonika (Short Filmmakers Union Festival); Aljazeera (Documentary Film Festival, Qatar); Student and Academic Film Festival (Poland); Tehran, 34th International Short Film Festival, International selection jury member, Iran Nima Abbaspour Resume × Nima Abbaspour Nima Abbaspour is born in 1974. He has written and directed ten short films and four documentaries. He worked as a casting director for Veit Helmer the German filmmaker. He has also been the writer and assistant director of several projects. He teaches cinema at the Iranian Young Cinema Society. He used to be a member of the Iranian Short Film Association Board of Directors (2010 – 2015). He has been a member of the jury and film selection committee in several festivals. Ata Mojabi Resume × Ata Mojabi Born in 1361, Qazvin. M.A in Dramatic Literature from the Faculty of Arts and Architecture in Tehran. Studied filmmaking in Iranian Youth Cinema Society in 2002. Member of the Iranian Short Film Association (ISFA). As screenwriter and director, he produced 10 fiction and experimental short films from 2004: "Swear by the Night" (2006), " Precipitation on a half-open mouth " (2010), "Comma" (2010), "The Man Who Wasn't Here" (2016), and "SineCide or No one believes me but the police are chasing a wrong man" (2018) which are attempts to develop a personal style in the Film Noir genre. He has been working with Fidan Films (The most influent Iranian website in short film field in Iran) as critic and translator since 2015 and also has some experiences as an assistant director in several feature films. Mojabi won some awards for his forthcoming projects in several international Pitching competitions such as: "In the Palace" and Tehran International Short Film Festival. Toofan Nahangodrati Resume × Toofan Nahangodrati Born in 1977, he graduated in pure mathematics and bachelor of dramatic literature. The writer and director of documentaries: "Seven Stone", "Cold Alleys", " Heritage of Tehran”, Great Poor", "Pilot"," Green Luck", "Land of Faith”. Writer and director of fiction films: " Distressed Pupils", " Always for Life", " Pattern", A song for Luba”, Zona" and "Compolo street". The winner of prizes like: Appreciation of the best movie with the theme of peace of Clermont festival, best video work directing from the 28rd Fajr film festival, best camerawork of Greece's Big Bang festival, The Golden Knight statue of the Malta Film Festival, Statue and special award of the President in Miami festival of America , Get the title of the best movie of Italy Fiaticorti festival, Best film at Newcastle, England, Best movie of Lebanon Baalbek festival, Best directorial of Italy Peru cinema festival and attending in more than 45 other international festivals.