Reza Fazeli
Reza Fazeli (1935, Tehran - 2009, California), Iranian actor, film director and leading opposition figure. After a period of one year in the Imperial Iranian Air Force he left the country in 1953. In ...
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Saman Saloor
Saman Salur or Saman Salour (born 1976 Boroujerd) is an award winning Iranian director and screenwriter.He is known for directing and writing the comedy feature 'A Few Kilos of Dates for a Funeral' 20...
Hajir Darioush
Hajir Darioush (Persian: هژیر داریوش ‎) born in 1938 in Bandar Pahlavi, Iran was an Iranian film maker, described by Javed Jabbar in 1982 as "the leader of the organised progressive Iranian cin...
Masoud Kimiai
Masoud Kimiai (Persian: مسعود کیمیایی‎, born 29 July 1941 in Tehran) is an Iranian director, screenwriter and producer.
Kimiai started his career as an assistant director and made his debut...
Valiollah Khakdan
Valiollah Khakdan (1923, Baku, Azerbaijan – 1996, Tehran, Iran) (Persian: ولی الله خاکدان‎) was an Iranian art director. He graduated from the faculty of painting at the Art School in Baku Azerb...
Hughes brothers
Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes (born April 1, 1972), known together professionally as the Hughes brothers, are American film directors, producers and screenwriters. The pair, who are twins, are known ...
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Maziar Bahari
Maziar Bahari (Persian: مازیار بهاری; born May 25, 1967) is an Iranian Canadian journalist, film maker and human rights activist. He was a reporter for Newsweek from 1998 to 2011. Bahari was incarcera...
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Asghar Massombagi
Asghar Massombagi is a film director who was born and raised in Tehran. He immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1986. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with two majors in film and comp...
Samira Makhmalbaf
Samira Makhmalbaf (Persian: سمیرا مخملباف‎, Samiraa Makhmalbaaf) (born February 15, 1980) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker and script writer. She is the daughter of Mohsen Makhm...
Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi (Persian: مجید مجیدی ‎, born 17 April 1959) is an Iranian film director, film producer, and screenwriter. Majidi's films have touched on many themes and genres and he has won many ...
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Hamid Farrokhnezhad
Hamid Farrokhnezhad (Persian: حمید فرخ‌نژاد‎) (born 17 April 1969) is an Iranian actor, writer and director. He graduated from the Theatre Director program in Tehran University's Fine Arts Depar...
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Mohammad Rasoulof
Mohammad Rasoulof (Persian: محمد رسول‌اف‎; born 1972 Shiraz, Iran ) is an Iranian independent filmmaker. He studied sociology in Tehran. Currently he lives in Tehran and in Hamburg.His first fea...
Hamid Tamjidi
Hamid Tamjidi (Persian حمید تمجیدی) (born 1956) is an Iranian writer, film director, and producer.
Tamjidi was born in Tehran and graduated with a degree in film editing from seda v sima universit...
Susan Taslimi
Susan Taslimi (also spelt Soosan Taslimi, Persian: سوسن تسلیمی ‎, born February 7, 1950) is an Iranian actress, film director, theatre director, and screenwriter. She emigrated from Iran in 1...
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Reza Mirkarimi
Reza Mirkarimi (Persian: رضا میرکریمی ‎, born 1966 in Tehran) is an Iranian film writer and director.He graduated from Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts and His Cinema activities started fro...
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Narges Kalhor
Narges Kalhor is an Iranian film director. She is the daughter of Mehdi Kalhor, the former media and cultural advisor to former President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. She studied Film at the Beh-andis...
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Mania Akbari
Mania Akbari (Persian: مانيا اکبری ‎, born 1974) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, actress, artist and writer whose works mostly deal with themes of sexual identity, women, mar...
Siba Shakib
Siba Shakib (Persian: زیبا شکیب‎) is an Iranian/German filmmaker, writer and political activist. She was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. Her international bestseller Afghanistan, Where God Only...
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Kambuzia Partovi
Kambuzia Partovi (also spelt Kambozia Partovi, born 11 November 1955 in Rasht) is an Iranian film director and scriptwriter. He was born in Rasht, Iran on the Caspian Sea. After studying theater arts ...
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Mohammad Shirvani
Mohammad Shirvani (born 1973 in Tehran) is an Iranian film director. His films include President Mir Qanbar (2005), Navel (2003) The Candidate (2001) and Fat Shaker (2013). His film President Mir Qanb...
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Shahram Alidi
Shahram Alidi (born 11 December 1971, Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film producer. He is also a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. Alidi is part of...
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Marzieh Meshkini
Marzieh Meshkini (born 1969 in Tehran) is an Iranian cinematographer, film director and writer. She is married to film director Mohsen Makhmalbaf who wrote the script for her début film The Day I Beca...
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Abolfazl Jalili
Abolfazl Jalili (Persian: ابوالفضل جلیلی ‎, born 1957 in Saveh, Iran) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director. He belongs to the Iranian new wave movement.Jalili studied directing...
Fereydun Gole
Fereydun Gole (also spelled Fereydoun Goleh) (1942–2005) was an Iranian screenwriter, film director, and film editor. He was active in producing urban drama films throughout the 1970s, dealing with su...