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

Interviewing skills

Personal skills on phone/email and people management
Experience teaching and working with young people.


Self Shooter

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
Kids company
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

Dementia Awareness

Effective Minute taking