Friday 24 May 2024
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Master Class with Ebrahim Hatamikia in Fajr Workshops

Master Class with Ebrahim Hatamikia in Fajr Workshops

Direct your story and study with Ebrahim Hatamikia in the workshops of the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

According to the festival secretariat, in a two-hour workshop at Charsou Cineplex, the A-list Iranian film director will share his unique experiences and superb techniques in film making with students from 30 countries. This includes a review of his latest movie Damascus Time, a drama about an Iranian pilot and his son as co-pilot, whose plane are seized by ISIS forces in Syria while carrying a cargo.

Some 110 students from Iran and abroad are attending the Talent Campus workshops until April 25. The classes feature studies in screenwriting, directing, production, sound recording, cinematography, set design, costumes design, editing, acting and film distribution and marketing.

Ebrahim Hatamikia, who is internationally renowned for his role in the cinema of Iran in the 1990s, was born in 1961 in Tehran. He left the Art University where he studied script writing. He began his directing career with The Identity in 1986 and some short films and documentaries about the Iran-Iraq War. His movies are considered to be the best that tackles the war and the issues surrounding it.

His works have often received admiration in national film festivals. The Glass Agency and In the Name of the Father have won him the best screenplay and directing awards in the sixteenth and twenty-fourth Fajr International Film Festival respectively. His recent works have also been on international screens: The Glass Agency in Berlin and The Red Ribbon in San Sebastian.

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