Filmography
2019

2019
2019
2016
2015
2014
2012

2011
2010
2007
2007
2002 


Selected Awards & Screenings
Letter to my mother

2019

One Window will Suffice

2018 
2017 
2016


Orange
2015


Sweet Gin and Cold Wine
2016


2015


2014

 


From Tehran to London
2013

 


10+4
2007


Ten
2002

 


ARTIST TALK
2016 
2014

 

 


2013


PUBLISHED WORK
2017
2013 

 

 

Letter to my mother | Director, Producer, Scriptwriter

Libido | Co-director and Scriptwriter, Actor, Editor

A Moon for My Father by Mania Akbari and Douglas White | Editor, Researcher
One Window Will Suffice | Director, Scriptwriter, actor
Orange | Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, actor
Sweet Gin and Cold Wine | Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, actor
Behind the scene of From Tehran to London by Mania Akbari | Director, Cinematographer
From Tehran to London by Mania Akbari | Assistant Director
30 minutes to 6 AM by Mania Akbari | Actor
6videoarts by Mania Akbari | Assistant Director, Actor
10+4 by Mania Akbari | Actor
Ten by Abbas Kiarostami | Actor (main)


 

 

Nominated for the Golden Key Award, 36th Kassel Documentary Film Festival, Germany

Nominated for the best film, San Mauro Torinese International Film Festival, Italy
Finalist, IndieWise Film Festival, USA | Finalist, IndustryBOOST Competition, USA

Semi Finalist, Lakecity Film Festival, Lagos | Nominated for the best feature film, Chichester International Film Festival, UK

Eko International Film Festival, Surulere Lagos, Nigeria | Pangkor Island Festival, Pangkor, Malaysia

Award of Recognition, Creative International Open Film Festival, USA | Nominated for the best short film, Ozark Shorts Film Festival, Lamar, Missouri
Certificate Confirmation of Participation, Phoenix Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia | Mediawave International Visual Art Foundation, Gyor, Hungary
Nominated for the best short film, Oldenburg International Film Festival, Germany | Kinemastik International Film Festival, St. Julian’s, Malta | Pangkor Island Festival, Pangkor, Malaysia


Nominated for the best short film, Edinburg International Film Festival, UK | Nominated for the best short film, Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland | Nominated for the best short film, International Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherlands

Winner Best Director and Best Film, International Film Festival of Kerala, India | Winner Young Public Award, Nantes Three Continents Festival, France

Nominated for Palme odor, Cannes International Film Festival, Cannes, France | Nominated for the best film, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada



Jury member, Creative International Open Film Festival, USA
Panel talk on History of Iranian Cinema, Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland | Presented Sweet Gin and Cold Wine, Oldenburg International Film Festival, Germany | Presented and Introduced Taste of Cherry by Abbas Kiarostami, Pangkor Island Festival, Pangkor, Malaysia
Presented Mania Akbari’s movies, Mania Akbari’s Retrospective, Oldenburg International Film Festival, Germany



News From Strasbourg, Poetry Book, Perbadanan Kota Buku, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Start Counting from Eleven, Poetry Book, Published by H&S Media, London, UK

Education

2019- 

Master of directing (Regie) | Babelsberg University Konrad Wolf

2013-2016

Bachelor of Arts with honors in Digital Film and Television | Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Language Skills
Persian (Mother tongue)

English (Fluent)

German (Fluent)


Software Skills
Adobe Creative Cloud 

(Premiere, After Effects, Audition)

Avid

Final Cut

Davinchi

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