Bahram Beizai

Bahram Beyzai was born in Tehran, Iran on 26 December 1938. He was introduced to the world of art when he w…

Dariush Mehrjui

Born on 8th December 1939 in Tehran, he was deeply involved in music and painting, playing piano and santoo…

Film: The Cow

Amir Naderi

Born on 15 August, 1946 in Abadan, Amir Naderi is a notable Iranian film director, screenwriter and one of …

Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts…

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

Born in 1954, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad is a graduate of filmmaking from Tehran’s Faculty of Dramatic Arts. Sh…

Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi, one of the most important independent filmmakers in Iran, identified with the Iranian New Wav…

Film: Offside

Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started hi…

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Born on 1957 in Tehran. He spent four and a half years of his life in prison as a political activist from t…

Film: Kandahar

Majid Majidi

Tehran born Majidi grew up in a middle class Iranian family. By the time he was 14, he started acting in am…

Bahman Ghobadi

Bahman Ghobadi was born on February 1st, 1969 in Baneh, a city near the Iran- Iraq border in the province o…

Tahmineh Milani

Milani was known for touching controversial and sensitive issues, including women's rights and the 1979 Ira…

Film: Two Women

Niki Karimi

Niki Karimi was born in Tehran on November 10, 1971. She started her career as an actress since 1989. In 19…

Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French contemporary graphic novellist, illustrator, animated film direct…

Massoud Bakhshi

Massoud, who was born in 1972 in Tehran, holds a special place in Iranian cinema, which is abounding with c…

Hiner Saleem

Hiner Saleem (also transliterated as Hiner Salim) is an Iraqi–Kurdish film director. His memoir, My Fathe…

Behnam Behzadi

Behnam Behzadi was born in 1972 in Boroujen, Iran and obtained a diploma in cinema from the faculty of “S…

Saman Salur

Saman Salur (born 1976 Boroujerd) is an award winning Iranian filmmaker and screen writer. His first long m…

Pirooz Kalantari

Born in 1953 in Tehran, Pirooz Kalantari is a graduate of Tehran's High College of Film & TV in 1974. He st…

Mohsen Amiryousefi

Born in 1972 in Abadan, Mohsen Amiryousefi is a graduate of “Mathematics” from Isfahan University. He s…

Mohsen Abdulvahab

Mohsen Abdolvahab was born in 1957 in Tehran. Abdolvahab is a graduate in Editing from the IRIB University.…

Film: Gilaneh

Mahmoud Ghaffari

Born in 1976 in Tehran, Mahmoud Ghaffari entered the landscape of Iranian cinema with a dozen award-winning…

Mania Akbari

Mania Akbari was born in 1974 in Tehran, Iran. From the year 1991 she began her career as a painter. She th…

Bahman Kiarostami

Bahman Kiarostami (born 1978, Tehran) made his first film ‘Morteza Momayez: Father of Iranian Contemporar…

Seifollah Samadian

Born in Tehran in 1954, Seifollah Samadian is an accomplished Iranian artist, photographer and cinematograp…

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh (b1989, Tehran, Iran) is a filmmaker and writer. She got her BFA in cinema from Tehra…

Film: Needle

Ali Asgari

Ali Asgari born in 1982, Tehran.He is graduated from manegment in Iran and now is a student of cinema in It…

Sam French

A founding director of Development Pictures based in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sam French is an award-winning fil…

Navid Danesh

Navid DANESH was born in Oroumieh, Iran in 1985.
During university time he got enthusiastic about cin…

Film: Duet

Ehsan Jafari

Ehsan Jafari was born in 12th September 1982, he began his cinematic carrier by working in a 35mm film lab…

Film: The Boxes

Farshid Akhlaghipour

Farshid Akhlaghipour was born in 1981, Tehran, Iran. He started his career with a short film "Tanha Yadegar…

Hiwa Aminnejad

Hiwa Aminnejad was born to a Kurdish middle class family in Baneh, Iranian Kurdistan, in 1973. He qualified…

Esmaeel Monsef

Esmaeel Monsef, born in Iran in 1976, is a graduate of the Behandish Cinema School of Tehran. A founding me…

Roohollah Masroor

Roohollah Masroor is a young photographer that has worked as cameraman for the past 6 years. He enjoys the …

Film: Horn