Sam Chegini

Sam Chegini

Sam Pictures Productions

Animator, art director and cinematographer in Tehrān, Iran

About Sam

Sam Chegini (born in Tehran, Iran 1992) is an award winning Iranian artist.

Name: Sam Chegini

Lives in: Tehrān, Iran

Company: Sam Pictures Productions

Occupation: Animator, Art Director, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Manager, Motion Graphic Design, Photographer (Still), Post-Production Supervisor, Producer, Production Manager and Puppeteer


  • The Cops Don't Know

    The Cops Don't Know (2016)
    Video by Sam Chegini Director Sir Lenny Henry's "The Cops Don't Know" official animated music video. Sam Pictures Productions in association with Made in Soho records.

  • Emotions of Tomorrow

    Emotions of Tomorrow (2015)
    Video by Sam Pictures Productions (Music) Director and Producer A love story between a boy and a girl, broken up at the moment but longing to see each other again. Now they're only left with the good memories of yesterday. Desperate and hopeless, the boy is standing at the edge of a high hill, only one step away from jumping down. Would there be another chance for him? Will she come back?

  • City of Mice 2

    City of Mice 2 (2014)
    Film by Marzieh Boroomand (Musical) Puppeteer Three little mice found a kitten in a mice town... All the mice in the town scared except the little mice...

  • Traveller

    Traveller (2011 - 2012)
    Video by Sam Pictures Productions (Musical) Director and Producer Story of a traveller who is asking herself symbolic questions about the meaning of life along the way...

  • The Lyre of Mesopotamia

    The Lyre of Mesopotamia (2009)
    Video by VOP Pictures (Documentary) Director and Producer/Videographer The Lyre of Mesopotamia, an ancient instrument which used to be played by the people in Baqdad, returns after 2700 years. Offered by UN-Habitant and IAARA, Seifollah Shokri (Instrument builder/musician) reconstructed this instrument in 2009 in an old water reservoir in Qazvin/Iran which has currently been converted to an instrument building workshop. This video art takes you deep underground to the water reservoir and through the reconstruction process of this ancient instrument.


  • PBS REEL13 Best Short of the week Winner for Traveller

  • Royal Reel Award - Canada International Film Festival

  • 2nd place Experimental/Music Video category - BoomTown Film & Music Festival

  • 1st Place - Music Video Category - MY HERO International Film Festival

  • Persbook Art Contest - Video art category winner


  • Iranian Youth Cinema Society

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