Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Directors: Amir Mehran & Mojtaba Esmaeelzadeh, 2019, Iran, 3 minutes, Music Video/Animation

In a dismal and cold world, a boy is looking for a tree.

Screening with: Shorts Program #1


Saturday, Sept. 28th, 11:00 AM

Amir Mehran

Amir Mehran was born in 1981 in Sabzevar, Iran. He earned a B.A. degree in Animation Direction, and graduated from Iran Broadcasting University in Tehran, Iran. He is an animation director, motion graphics designer and senior compositor who have 13-years of experience in animation, CGI and composite. He has participated in producing more than one hundred projects which includes: short films, animations, features films, commercials, motion graphics, TV idents, TV programs, series, social networks and etc. He has worked as a VFX supervisor in feature films (Taj Mahal, Emrouz, Dokhtar, Kupal and etc) and senior compositor in commercials. He has made lots of TV commercials, TV broadcast idents, and film title sequences. He has collaborated with some Iranian directors like Reza Mirkarimi, Ebrahim Hatamikia, Mojtaba Raei, Kazem Mollaei, Nima Javidi, and Mehdi Rahmani.

Filmography: Tree (2019. Music Video. 3Min) Director, Compositor / Fokon Fishan (2018. Animated Series. 15X2Min) Director, Producer, Compositor / Happy Nowruz 2 (2018. Animation. 1 Min) Director, Producer, Compositor / A Crime Report (2017. Animated Series. 5X2Min) Director, Producer, Compositor / Sholand Itinerary (2017. Animated Series. 3X2Min) Director, Producer, Compositor / Immanence (2017. Music Video. 2 Min) Director and Producer / Happy Nowruz 1 (2016. Animation. 1 Min) Director, Producer, Compositor / A Long Time Ago (2015. Music Video. 3 Min) Director, Compositor / Clink (2013. 2d Computer. 4 Min) Editor and Producer / The Butterfly Man (2013. Cutout animation. 8 Min) Director, Layout and Animator / Night of the Lamb (2012. 2d Computer. 11 Min) Director / Aperture (2012. 3d Computer. 7 Min) Director, Layout / Silent City (2009. 2d Computer. 7 Min) Director, Writer / Cold Blood (2008.Experimental. 7 Min) Director, Writer, Compositor and Producer / Iranian Ancient Paintings (2007. Animated Series. 32X2Min) Director, Compositor / The Lost Waves (2005. traditional animation. 7 Min) Director, Animator, and Producer