کارگردانان ایرانی

by Mahdi_Alishavandi | created - 10 Sep 2016 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

1. Farokh Ghafari

Director | Shabe ghuzi

Farokh Ghafari was born in 1921 in Teheran, Iran. He was a director and writer, known for Night of the Hunchback (1965), Which One Is the Bride? (1959) and The Falconet (1975). He died on December 17, 2006 in Paris, France.

2. Ebrahim Golestan

Director | Asrar ganj dareheye jenni

Ebrahim Golestan is an Iranian filmmaker and literary figure with a career spanning half a century. He has lived in Sussex, United Kingdom, since 1975. He was closely associated with the controversial and eminent Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad until her death, whom he met at his studio in 1958. He...

3. Syamak Yasami

Director | Sahele entezar

Syamak Yasami is a director and writer, known for The Shores of Anticipation (1963), Mr. Twentieth Century (1964) and Broken Spell (1959).

4. Samuel Khachikian

Director | Shab-neshini dar jahannam

Born 1923 in Tabriz to a family of Armenian immigrants. Khachikian's father escaped the Armenian Genocide in 1915 and settled in Tabriz. His mother admired cinema and the arts and often took her children to the theater. Samuel Khachikian published his first poem "The Prison" in the Armenian ...

5. Iraj Ghaderi

Actor | Leilaj

Iraj Ghaderi was born in 1935 in Tehran, Iran. He was an actor and director, known for Leilaj (1966), Sam and Nargess (2000) and Taraj (1985). He was married to Kobra Etminan. He died on May 6, 2012 in Tehran.

6. Jalal Moghadam

Director | Farar az Taleh

Jalal Moghadam was born on April 30, 1929 in Nishapur, Persia. He was an actor and director, known for Escape from the Trap (1971), The Window (1970) and 3 Crazies (1968). He died on April 18, 1996 in Tehran, Iran.

7. Abbas Shabaviz

Producer | Doostane yekrang

Abbas Shabaviz is a producer and director, known for The Faithful Friends (1960), The Blond Woman of Our Town (1965) and The Third Thief (1977).

8. Mohamad Ali Fardin

Actor | The Night Story

Mohamad Ali Fardin was born in 1930 in Tehran, Iran. He was an actor and director, known for The Story of Night (1973), The Big Appointment (1975) and King of the Hearts (1968). He died on April 6, 2000 in Tehran.

9. Reza Beyk Imanverdi

Actor | Babre rink

Reza Beyk Imanverdi was born on June 15, 1936 in Teheran, Iran as Reza Beik-Imanverdi. He was an actor and producer, known for The Caged Tiger (1964), Marde do chehre (1968) and Bandari (1973). He died on September 13, 2003 in Laveen, Arizona, USA.

10. Hajir Dariush

Director | Bita

Hajir Dariush is a director and actor, known for Bita (1972), The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966) and The Sacred Arena (1962).

11. Bahram Beizai

Writer | Sagkoshi

Bahram Beizai started skipping school from around the age of 17 in order to go to movies which were becoming popular in Iran at a rapid pace. This only fed his hunger to learn more about cinema and the visual arts. By 1961 he had already spent a lot of time studying-and researching- ancient persian...

12. Parviz Kimiavi

Director | O.K. Mister

Parviz Kimiavi was born in 1939 in Teheran, Iran. He is a director and writer, known for O.K. Mister (1979), The Garden of Stones (1976) and The Mongols (1973).

13. Ali Rafie

Director | Mahiha ashegh mishavand

Ali Rafie was born on January 11, 1939 in Isfahan, Iran. He is an actor and director, known for The Fish Fall in Love (2005), The Leatherstocking Tales (1969) and Mr. Yousef (2011).

14. Parviz Sayyad

Actor | Ferestadeh

Parviz Say'yad, is arguably the best known Iranian actor/comedian of the pre-revolution era in Iran. He still is a household name among Iranians today. A showman, actor, talented comedian, writer and producer of many TV shows and Iranian cinema. He created the character "Samad", a naive innocent ...

16. Dariush Mehrjui

Director | Gaav

Dariush Mehrjui was born to a middle-class family in Tehran. He showed interest in painting miniatures, music, and playing santoor and piano. He spent a lot of time going to the movies, particularly American films which were un-dubbed and inter-spliced with explanatory title cards that explained ...

17. Fereydun Gole

Writer | Mehre giah

Fereydun Gole was an Iranian screenwriter, film director, and film editor. He was active in producing urban drama films throughout the 1970s, dealing with such issues as the social stratification of Tehran. His most famous film was Beehive. After he died in 2005, the 2006 documentary film Iran: A ...

18. Abbas Kiarostami

Director | Copie conforme

Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts before starting work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, and this started his career ...

19. Bahman Farmanara

Director | Booye kafoor, atre yas

Bahman Farmanara is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film producer. Bahman Farmanara is the second son in a family of four brothers and one sister. The family business was Textile and he was the only son who did not join the business and went off to United Kingdom and later on to United ...

20. Masud Kimiai

Director | Dandan-e-mar

Massoud Kimiaei was born in Tehran in 1941. He became well known when in 1969 he directed his second film, Gheisar (1969), which was considered a turning point in the Iranian cinema; he depicted the ethics and morals of the romanticized poor working class of the Croesus' Treasure (1965) genre ...

21. Naser Taghvai

Director | Nakhoda Khorshid

Naser Taghvai is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. Naser Taghvai was born in Abadan, Iran. After early experiences as a story writer, he began filming documentaries in 1967. He made his debut, Tranquility in the Presence of Others, in 1970 and gained the attention of Iranian critics. He ...

22. Mohammad Reza Aslani

Writer | Atash-e sabz

Mohammad Reza Aslani is a writer and director, known for The Green Fire (2008), The Chess Game of the Wind (1976) and Strait (1973).

23. Ali Hatami

Director | Hasan Kachal

Abbas Ali Hatami was born in Tehran, Iran in 1944. He graduated from the College of Dramatic Arts and began his professional career as a writer of short TV screenplays and also as a playwright. Among his plays are: The Demon and the Bald Hassan, Adam and Eve, The Fisherman's Story, City of Oranges,...

24. Sohrab Shahid Saless

Director | Tabiate bijan

Sohrab Shaheed Salles was born in Tehran in 1944 to a middle-class family and lived in Tehran. Shahid Saless was a storyteller as a child, with a passion for visualizing his narrations. During his teenage years, he showed an imaginative talent, writing and acting in plays with friends. In 1963, ...

25. Masoud Jafari Jozani

Writer | Shir Sangi

Masoud Jafari Jozani (born in Malayer, Iran) is a film director, screenwriter and film producer. He received an M.A. in cinema from the San Francisco State University (1977). In his feature films, he generally deals with heroic subjects in the natural environment with a historical and epic tone. ...

26. Amir Naderi

Director | Vegas: Based on a True Story

Amir Naderi is one of the most influential figures of 20th century Persian cinema. He developed his knowledge of cinema by watching films at the theater where he worked as a boy, reading film criticism, and making relationships with leading film critics. He began his career with still photography ...

27. Kianoush Ayari

Editor | Abadani-Ha

Kianoush Ayari was born in 1951 in Ahwaz, Iran. He is an editor and director, known for The Abadanis (1993), To Be or Not to Be (1999) and Wake Up, Arezu! (2005).

28. Rakhshan Banietemad

Director | Zir-e poost-e shahr

Graduated in the field of film directing from The Faculty of Dramatic Arts and joined the Iranian TV in 1973 beginning her career as continuity girl and assistant director. Later on, she made a number of short documentaries and directed her first picture 'Kharej az Mahdudeh (1986)'. Her next films ...

29. Abolfazl Jalili

Director | Delbaran

Abolfazl Jalili was born in 1957 in Saveh, Iran. He is a director and writer, known for Delbaran (2001), Full or Empty (2005) and The First Letter (2003).

30. Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Writer | Gabbeh

Mohsen Makhmalbaf is known as one of the most influential filmmakers and founders of the new wave of Iranian cinema in the world today.

Many of his films like Salam Cinema, A Moment Of Innocence, Gabbeh, Kandahar and The President have been widely well received across the globe and have brought him ...

31. Majid Majidi

Director | Bacheha-Ye aseman

Majid Majidi was born on April 17, 1959 in Tehran, Iran to a middle class family. He started acting in amateur theater groups at the age of fourteen. After receiving his high school diploma, he started studying art at the Institute of Dramatic Art in Tehran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, ...

32. Kamal Tabrizi

Director | Marmoulak

Kamal Mosaffa-ye Tabrizi is an Iranian film director. He was born in Tehran, with his parents having moved there from Tabriz. Kamal Tabrizi graduated from Tehran University of Art at Faculty of Cinema and Theater. He began his career with directing, writing and editing short films in 1980. His ...

33. Jafar Panahi

Director | Taxi

Jafar Panahi (Born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement. After several years of making short films and working as an assistant director for fellow Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami, Panahi achieved ...

34. Iraj Tahmasb

Actor | Zir-e Derakht-e Holou

Born in Tehran Iran in 1959, Iraj Tahmasb graduated from the University of Tehran in Dramatic Arts and Theatre, where he is now teaching the Masters Program. As a teenager Tahmasb taught puppetry, script writing and film making in varies institutes. His active professional career began in 1979 when...

35. Tahmineh Milani

Writer | Nimeh-ye penhan

Tahmineh Milani (born 1 September 1960) is a professional film director, screenwriter, and producer who came to the limelight by breaking all the traditional and conventional norms about women and their presence in Iran's society. Being sentenced to prison have not stopped her from expressing their...

36. Ebrahim Hatamikia

Writer | Be name pedar

Ebrahim Hatamikia, who is internationally renowned for his role in the cinema of Iran in the 1990s, was born in 1961 in Tehran, Iran from an Azarbaijani's family. He left the Art University where he studied script writing. He began his directing career with the film "The Identity" in 1986 and some ...

37. Reza Mirkarimi

Producer | Be hamin sadegi

Reza Mirkarimi was born in 1967 in Tehran and graduated from the Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts. His cinema activities began in 1987 with a series of shorts followed by two TV series aimed at young people. His 1999 first feature, 'The Child and The Soldier', has won several national and ...

38. Mehran Modiri

Director | Pavarchin

Mehran Modiri is considered to be the leading artist in social satire in Iran. His various series which have been broadcast through IRIB have set records in terms of viewership (an estimated 85% viewership when he is on air), as well as make him a popular personality among masses. In 2008 Modiri ...

39. Bahman Ghobadi

Director | Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand

Bahman Ghobadi was born in 1969 in Baneh, in the province of Iranian Kurdistan, near the Iran-Iraq border. Shortly after graduating from the National Audiovisual School, he made his first short, immediately acclaimed by the local critics. One of these short films, "Life in Fog" (1999) is even ...

40. Asghar Farhadi

Writer | Darbareye Elly

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...

41. Mohammad Rasoulof

Director | Bé omid é didar

Mohammad Rasoulof was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1972. He is an independent director, writer and producer. He studied sociology. Rasoulof started his filmmaking with documentaries and short films. For his first film 'Gagooman'(The Twilight, 2002) Rasoulof won the prize for the best film at the Fajr ...

43. Houshang Kavoosi

Director | Vaghti ke aftab ghoroob mikonad

Houshang Kavoosi is a director and writer, known for Vaghti ke aftab ghoroob mikonad (1961), The Beach House (1969) and Seventeen Days to Execution (1956).

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