The Members of the Selection Committee of Iranian Cinema Section of Young Adult Film Festival Were Announced
AlirezaShoja' Nouri, the secretory of the 29th Young Adult Festival appointed the selection committee in the Iranian section competition. According to the festival's public relations, PouranDerakhshandeh, Amir ShahabRazavian, and EltefatShokriAzarwill select and evaluate the works attended in Iranian Cinema section.
The biographies of the members of the selection committee:
PouranDerakhshandehwas born in 1951 in Kermanshah, Iran. A prominent director and screen writer, she graduated in film directing from Advanced School of Television and Cinema and has received honor diploma of artistic activity equivalent to honor Ph.D. from Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. She started her activities in IRIB in 1975, at the same year she produced The Plague, a film on Kurdistan's plague of 1949.Later, in 1976 and 1977, she produced films on Iranian fireworks ceremony of the year's last Wednesday and Iranian folk music subsequently. She is a member of CIFEJ (Centre of Films for Children and Young Adult); IFP (Independent Feature Project); and WIF (Women in Film). A Little Bird of Happiness (1987); Candle in the Wind (2003); Wet Dream (2005); Eternal Children (2006); and Hush! Girls Don't Scream (2013) are among her outstanding features as a director.
Amir ShahabRazavian, born in 1965 in Hamadan, Iran, is an Iranian film director and screen writer. Starting his art career in 1980 in Hamadan free cinema, he has made more than 40 short films and 6 features since. He has directed and writtenThe Journey of the Grey Men; Tehran, Seven O'clock in the Morning; Colors of Memory (with the original title Minā-ye Shahr-e Khāmoush);The Azure of the Extinguished Town Granny & Summer (with the original title Tabestane Aziz); and The Day Mina Was Lost.
EltefatShokriAzar was born in 1952 in Tehran, Iran. An art graduate of Ottoman University (College of AnvarUloom) Hyderabad, he has started his career since 1979 in IRIB. He has been director of production of the foreign films in Farabi Cinema Foundation, high advisor to Sima Film, advisor to the head of the Iranian Organization of Cultural Heritage, and cultural advisor to MasoudiehMansion. He is now an advisor in international affair to the CEO of the Iranian Visual Media Institute.