October 16, 2016

Meet Magdalena!

My Cuba produced first short film is now on VOD! I’m very happy to announce that my new short narrative “Magdalena” is now shot and ready […]
July 8, 2016

Allegory of the Screens

A tribute to Abbas who thought us to look around. The world is filled with people staring at glaring screens, the screens of their phones, computers […]
April 30, 2016

“The Day After” is out!

Our April 25 awarness video is now on Facebook Videos! I’m happy to announce that after several sleepless nights and heavy work our tribute to Armenian […]
March 30, 2016

“Turn Left” in Post Production

My second Cuba project is slowly coming to fruition! My work in progress participatory documentary with the working title of “Turn Left” is in the editing […]
March 16, 2016

Learning by Making

Filmmaking with Abbas Kiarostami The filmmaker magazine recently published an article about our filmmaking experience in Cuba with Abbas Kiarostami. Written by my talented friend Cameron […]
November 16, 2015

Filming in Cuba with Abbas Kiarostami

So finally it’s official! I’m glad to announce that I  will be taking part in 2016 filming workshop supervised by Abbas Kiarostami in Cuba. The thrill […]
September 16, 2015

On the set with James Cameron

I was recently hired to work on a documentary project as a Gaffer and AC and this gave me a chance to meet the famous Titanic […]
March 16, 2015

“The Voice Recorder” at Cannes Short Film Corner

As surreal as it sounds we are at Cannes and my short film “The Voice Recorder” is one of the short films of the Cannes Court […]
October 16, 2014

“The Voice Recorder” at Toronto Festival

The Voice Recorder made it to the final line up of the Pomegranate film festival in Toronto.  This will be the first premiere of my thesis […]
June 26, 2014

UCLA Film Festival Update

So finally the day arrived for us to screen our final thesis films and enjoy a self imposed and imaginary public humiliation after every single line that […]
June 15, 2014

A Girl Screens Her Film Alone!

Before the opening night of the UCLA film festival we had the opportunity to have Ana Lily Amirpour screening her recent Sundance sensation ” A girl walks home alone […]
June 3, 2014

“The Voice Recorder” Wins Best Short Film!

Ok this is more going to sound like bragging and self glorification, but I guess that’s what all small budget filmmakers and independent directors do until […]
May 30, 2014

“The Voice Recorder” is in Sound Design

The sound design for our new short “The Voice Recorder” is finally over and the film will now be undergoing coloring process to be ready for […]
August 8, 2013

“8mm Ballad” is on Vimeo now!

After a series of unfortunate events (Including me trying to figure out if the film is inserted correctly inside the camera while locking myself down in a […]
July 6, 2013

Things NOT TO DO watching a short film

I don’t know if its just me or other filmmakers do kind of have the same neurotic approach when the time comes to screen their work, […]
May 14, 2013

“8mm Ballad” Screens at Bridges Theater

My UCLA FTV150 cinematography final project “8mm Ballad” which was also my first experience shooting on 16mm was finally screened at UCLA bridges theater and I’m proud […]
June 5, 2011

Honorable Mention for “Dooset Daram”

July 14, 2010

“The Tennis Shoes” Awarded Second Prize