2010 Masters in Cinema, Tehran University, Iran
2004 Bachelor of Arts in Cinema, Soureh University, Iran
2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin
SELECTED WORKS – FEATURE FILMS
2015 WRITER, DIRECTOR
A minor leap down. Winner of FIPRESCI’s Award, 65th Internationale Filmfestspiele
Berlinale, Germany. Official selection in 51st Pesaro International Film Festival, Valencia
international Film Festival-Cinema Jove, 18th Shanghai International Film Festival,
12th Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival,
2012 WRITER (With Bardia Yadegari and Majid Barzegar)
Parviz. Special Jury mention in New Directors Section of the Saint
Sebastian International Film Festival, Spain. Netpak Award, Asiatica film
2010 WRITER (With Majid Barzegar)
Rainy Season. Winner of Best Film by a New Director, the Iranian Aliance
Of Motion Picture guilds. Tiger award nominated, Rotterdam film
Festival. Official selection in Montreal, Sao Paolo, Denver film Festivals.
2009 WRITER, DIRECTOR
Men and Land. Feature documentary. Selection Avini Film Festival,
Shown on Iranian television.
SELECTED WORKS – SHORT FILMS
2012 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
To ride a Bicycle
2010 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
Turnabout. Winner of Special Jury Prize, Nahal Film Festival. official
Selection in the Iranian Aliance of Motion Picture guilds.
2009 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
To Bloom in the Mist. Short documentary film. Winner of Special Jury
Prize, Shahr film Festival. Official Selection, Roshd film Festival.
2008 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
Scorched Earth. Official Selection, Jam Film Festival.
2007 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
A Farewell Party.
2005 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
2003 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR
Naked in the Wind. Official Selection, Tehran Short film Festival.
2001 WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR