Born in 1987 in Saqqez, Kurdistan, Mohsen obtained his degree in Cinema from the Art University of Tehran, Iran in 2011. As his BFA graduation project, he made his first short narrative film, “Dialogue”. Soon after, he enrolled in the MFA course of Filmmaking Production at the University of New York, TischAsia School of the Arts in Singapore. Upon the passing of his father, he left the program and later enrolled in the Filmmaking program at the Prague Film School in Czech Republic as the only student to be awarded grants between 2013-2014. His graduation short documentary “The Day the Crow Stopped Cawing” was featured in some worldwide short film festivals, such as The Festival of Iranian Films in Prague and Geo Film Festival in Venice. Mohsen has been working with this particular festival of Irancí in Prague as a film selector since 2014. From 2015 until present, he has been writing and working as a freelance producer and production manager on short film projects in Iran and Czech Republic. He worked as an active member of the Artistic collective of Nie-Theater in Berlin as writer, director and cinematographer in late 2018. He is now busy with his new short fiction under the working-title “Twilight” which will be shot in Iran, Kurdistan, and a feature hyper documentary in numerous locations.
1,667,250,796 Sci-fi [Room; Single bed by a window] /Explanatory: All the characters in this piece, are morphed into a mannequin-like form and instead of skin, they have a white and thick wax layer!
Punished Horror Davalpaa: Do you know any of this Iranian ancient tale?! A skinny ugly old man who locks his leg around your chest until you die!
Exordium Experimental "Two naked ones meet at the beach. They have not met any other before!"
Dialogue Drama "Will he be back?!" (Filmed late 2011)
فاطمه، فاطمه نیست Romance دگر آن کیست نداند که دگر، فاطمه هم فاطمه نیست... مست هم دگر آن، سیه مستی ایّام ندارد.
Assassin Crime "Assassins kill with showing no mercy in silent!"
17" Apple! Experimental "The cute girl bites the green apple! Is this her first sin?" -A Non-Commercial Experimental Teaser-
Short by Sayyed Payam Hosseini (Drama, Romance and Short) Producer
A Night at Club Zenos
Film Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Day the Crow Stopped Cawing (2016)
Documentary by Mohsen M. Shasha, ©Pixelate Pictures Ltd. (Documentary and Short) Director, Producer
6th Nahal Student Short Film Festival: Best Editing Prize for “Shalvarpoush”
Prague Film School
"University of Art", Tehran
NYU Tisch School of the Arts