Maryam Najafi

Maryam Najafi

Mehr Studio

Director, editor and screenwriter in Vancouver, Canada

About Maryam

Born in Tehran, raised around the world. Always in search of new angles to tell stories from.

Name: Maryam Najafi

Lives in: Vancouver, Canada

Company: Mehr Studio

Occupation: Director, Editor and Screenwriter

Unique traits: Looking to always "comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable"


  • Kayan

    Kayan (2012)
    Film by Mehr studio Writer/Director/Producer

  • The Neighbor a.k.a Hamsayeh

    The Neighbor a.k.a Hamsayeh (2010)
    Film Co-producer


  • Special Jury Mention-Pesaro International Film Festival

  • Nominated-Neptac Award-Rotterdam International Film Festival

  • New Currents Award-Busan International Film Festival

  • Best Actress Award- Cinemanila International Film Festival


  • MFA-Film & TV- Academy of Art University-San Francisco

  • BA-Film Studies- University of British Columbia

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  • Since: May 2014
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