Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Shiva Momtahan, 2021, Iran, 2 minutes, Animation

The state of water in the world is critical, but the relationship between a man and a fish that are in story is more critical.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Sunday, Sept. 19th, 12:00 PM

Shiva Momtahan

Shiva Momtahan was born in 1975 in Tehran. She started her career in 1998 and has made several animated films winning many international awards.

Honors and Awards:
Nostalgia Film Festival (Millan-Italy): Winner
Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival: Official Selection
Fantasia International Film Festival: Official Selection
ASIFA-SOUTH Animation Festival: Official Selection
100-Second Water and Energy Film Festival: Second Award for Best Animation
Intimalante Film Festival: Official Selection
Celtic Animation Film Competition: Official Selection
11 Tehran International Animation Festival: Gold for Best TV Animation
Sabat Film Festival: Winner of Best Animation
International Film Festival for Children and Youth (Isfahan): Winner in Children and Media
Iran 1404: Third Award for Best Animation
Jame Jam Festival: Winner in Best Short Animation Film
Hsin-Yi: Finalist
TV animation Film Festival: Finalist