Niloofar Asadi is a director and writer based in San Francisco. Exploring character-driven stories by evoking a human view of the characters' emotions and motives with the power of visual storytelling lies at the core of her artistic mission. Her work signifies existential themes like remembrance, presence, time, trauma, and death, focusing on the individuals' power and vulnerabilities yet de-emphasizing the social identities they perform.
"Gordāfarīd" Short Film, Mozaik, Future Art award.
"LampLight" Short Film, Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, Marketplace.
"Presence" Official Selection, Best short movie; Prague International Film Awards.
Best Short Documentary award for “In Pursuit of Freedom”, Annual Next Up festival in San Francisco.
“In Pursuit of Freedom” Official selection, Short Documentary; Africa Human Rights Film Festival.
MFA, Motion Pictures and Television (emphasis in directing), Academy of Art University