Research and project management
Filming, editing, and producing features of all lengths and genres
Experience with cultural institutions: Tate, V&A, British Museum, Library
Working to a budget and accounting for expenditures
Liaising and coordinating with individuals and component parts of projects
Personal skills on phone/email and people management
Experience teaching and working with young people.
Full proficiency in Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro and 16mm Steenbecks
Working knowledge of Avid and Photoshop
Proficiency in Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras and their Lens
Proficiency in Canon and Sony HD video Cameras
Experience in Black magic and Panasonic cameras
Working knowledge of various sound recording equipment: Sony, Zoom etc
MRes in Fimmaking, Photography and Electronic Arts Goldsmiths University 2016- -2019 Passed with Distinction
Certificate in Craft Editing (Avid) 2018 National Film and Television School
Multimedia HNC– Westminster Kingsway University
Diploma in digital media – LCP
BA (Hons) Film & Video – London College of Communications
Pre-existing (9mins) Shortlisted at Swedenburg Film Festival 2020
Magic Money Tree (27mins) Mres practice based film at Goldsmiths.
Hugh Mendes: Studio (7mins) -Produced in conjunction with Hugh’s solo show at the Charlie Smith Gallery and LA Galleries< We see nothing Truly unless we understand it (3.32mins)- Produced for the AGM and website of the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association for their 45 years anniversary
Lloyd Miller Stories (in post) (57mins)Producer/Director/Camera/Editor: feature documentary about Lloyd Miller, an American Mormon/Sufi jazz musician who had prime time TV programme in the ’70s in Iran. Set in from Utah.
Everything is Music – 47 mins Director/ Producer/ Camera/Editor –documentary, Documentary about creole culture and identity as explored by the Iranian musician. Filmed in La Reunion island Endorsed by John Berger.
Vyner Street – 6mins – Short observational film about 2 worlds living inconspicuously side by side, screened at London Film Festival, at End Film Festival and shortlisted at Open City Film Festival
Music Videos Director/Producer/Camera/Editor – 3 music videos & short films: Gol (music band), Fragments – Arash KhalatbariIn La Chappell & Epicurean Army, Screened at Optima Film Festival
Worked for BBC World Service Director/ Producer/ Camera/ Editor making animations/ trailers for the web for their radio shows.
Get used to it 16mm 10 mins Director/ Producer/Camera/ Editor – a short film about Bengali kickboxing community – Arts Council award.
Palimpsest, 5 mins 16mm Director/ Producer/Camera/ Editor film animation- screened at ICA, part of London Film Festival for Lux collections.
Created and produced -Video installation for British Library – Art piece for their exhibition ‘London Life in Maps’, shown on large screen
Camera for art film Installation Waves by Zory Shahrokhi – Norwich Arts Centre – Arts Council funded
Created and produced Video installation at SOAS for Iranian Women Study Group – funded by National lottery
Photographer for Alinah Azadeh Projects- The gifts and Burning the books – Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
Filmmaker for several in situ 30 Bird Theatre company Productions performances
Working with Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association photographing their events.
Portrait photography, portrait collages -Private clients and personal collection.
Freelance photographer, editor and film-maker 2006-2020
Editor on Carers’ Stories research project Wood Green Films.
Where we live – Barnard adventure Playground and Newlon Housing
Freelance Features editor for the BBC Persian Service
Freelance features editor for Marjan TV online content
Research, filming and edit IPSOS/Mori projects
Reprezence, pilot for Channel 4 sitcom for Artikal films (Multicam edit)
Filming for online content in situ V&A, British Library, Tate, British Museum
Created short films/animated trailers for BBC World Service Radio/TV
Filmed, edited and produced photographic content for a range of London-based artists and film companies including Artikal Films and Wood Green Films.
Created film-based art installations for London Life in Maps Exhibition at the British Library and for SOAS
Shot, edited and produced numerous charity promotional and fundraising films for London based cultural charities eg. Iran Heritage, arts groups and UCL online content.
Assistant editor for BBC drama The Debt.
Freelance Film and Photography Teacher 2005-2011
Taught a variety of adult (including a class for technophobes) and women’s courses for West London community group Connections.
Taught film-making courses run by Artikal Films under First Light Channel 4 screened film scheme targeted at excluded teenagers.
Kids company creative photography workshops.
BBC Blue Peter Initiative teaching children across the UK how to make a film in a day working for Chocolate Films
Past and Current Volunteering
Crisis at Christmas
The Courtauld digitising archive Project
St Josephs Hospice end of life Dementia Namaste.
Recent additional training
L2 CPD certificate in Counselling Skills
Namaste Dementia Care Service Training
How to Manage Difficult and Challenging Behaviour
Mental Health First aid
Effective Minute taking