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Hesam Dehghani

Hesam Dehghani was born on September 17, 1977 in Tehran, Iran as the first child of a physics teacher father and a history teacher mother. As a young boy, he became intrigued with playing the violin.

He attended Iran University of Science and technology and studied computer hardware engineering from 1995 to 1999. He made his first short film, The Incredible Story of the Computer Campus (2000), for the university's Film Center.

He learned the basics of filmmaking from his neighbor, Ebrahim Hatamikia while tutoring him Windows XP in 2000.

After working a while as a computer engineer, he was hired by IRIB (Iran's national TV) to write 3 episodes of Pezhvaak (2001), a weekly documentary TV show.

He made many independent short films and animations and became a permanent member of Association Internationale De Film d'Animation (ASIFA)-Iran in 2002.

Short film credits

Image from Havaas'e Panjganeh'ye Honar

Havaas'e Panjganeh'ye Honar

Iran | Jun 2015 | 20:43
Across Iran, people are using their five senses for creating art. From a small village in the very northern part of Iran to a southern island, in seve...
Director, Screenwriter
Image from Yek Darajeye Lanati

Yek Darajeye Lanati

Iran | Jul 2010 | 17:50
Kiana is a 15 year old school girl. She is shocked, when she realizes her best friend, Sara, has another identity. Kiana is now forced to do a job tha...
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 17 Jun 2015