I started my career as a filmmaker when I was attending the training courses of filmmaking at Iran Young Cinema in 2007. I got my B.A in directing from the Cinema-Theatre Faculty of Art University of Tehran,and at present,I am a student of M.A in dramatic literature there.
I have directed two short fiction and one short documentary film and worked as the Assistant Director and Script Advisor in a couple of short and long features and TV series.
From Iran,A Separation was my first feature documentary in collaboration with Azadeh Moussavi. which received some awards and participated in different festival around the world. now, we are going to start shooting our new documentary "Finding Farideh"...
Name: Kourosh Ataee
Lives in: Tehrān, Iran
From Iran,A Separation
• Winner of Festival Director's Special Prize, Cinema Verite Iran Int'l Doc Film Festival