Persian Magic
Art Group

   

Hesam Dehghani

Director, Writer, Producer


Born:
September 17, 1977 in Tehran, Iran

email: hesam.dehghani@PersianMagicArtGroup.com

              

 Summary:

Award winning freelance filmmaker with more than a decade experience in arts and entertainment industry and collaborations in successful international projects.

 Skills:

- Extensive experience in writing, directing and editing
- Highly skilled at organizing, coordinating, scheduling and budgeting film production projects
- Expertise with supervising team and leading other filmmakers
- Extensive experience in cooperating with international companies
- Proficient editor with skills in Premiere, Edius, Media Studio Pro, Velocity, Video Toaster and FCP.
- Working knowledge of Chromakey, Blue Screen and Virtual Studio
- Excellent knowledge in computer graphic and video applications (Video Conversion, DVD Authoring and Subtitling tools)

 Education & Training:

     2003: ‘Non-Linear Editing and Broadcast Equipment’ – Leitch Headquarter (Bracknell, United Kingdom)
2002: ‘Writing and Directing’ – with Mr. Ebrahim Hatamikia
2001: ‘Lighting Techniques and Video Signals’ – IRIB Training Center
2000: BS in Computer Engineering – Iran University of Science & Technology

 Memberships:

- Permanent member of Iran’s House of Cinema since 2001
- Member of the Director's Guild in Iran's ‘Young Cineaste House’ since 2001

 Filmography:

 Films (Fiction)

     Trauma: The Darkest Side (2020 – 76 minutes)
Writer/
Director
Producer: Persian Magic Art Group, Iran

     Trauma (2019 – 15 minutes)
Writer/
Director
Producer: Persian Magic Art Group, Iran

     The Box (2018 – 17 minutes)
Writer/
Director
Producer: Persian Magic Art Group, Iran

Train Station (2017 – 97 minutes)
Writer/Director (Iran Segment)/Lead Producer
Producer: CollabFeature, USA

     The Sin (2012 – 4 minutes)
Director/Editor
Producer: Neelos Production, USA

One Damn Degree (2010 – 18 minutes)
Writer/Director/Producer/Editor
Producer: Persian Magic Art Group, Iran
 

TV Series

Unearthed 5 (2021 – 10 x 50 minute episodes)
Director (Episode: Persepolis)
Producer: Windfall Films, United Kingdom

The Origin: Five Elements of the Human Civilization (2018 – 5 x 50 minute episodes)
Director (Episode 3: Water)
Producer: Korean Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), South Korea

The Comet (2017 – 15 x 3 minute Short Films)
Project Manager (Short Film Section)
Producer: IRIB Channel 4, Iran

A Billion to One (2017-2018 – 10 x 20 minute Episodes)
Director (Iran Segment)/Lead Producer
Producer: CollabFeature, USA

 

Documentary

Persepolis: Secrets of the Lost City (2021 – 90 minute)
Director
Producer: Windfall Films, United Kingdom

Break A Nail (2019 – 30 minutes)
Director (Iran Segment)
Producer:
Zoomin TV (Netherlands)

Kingdom Come (2017 – 85 minutes)
Production Manager (Iran Segment)
Producer: Red Dog Collective (Australia)

Hurmoz (2016 – 32 minutes)
Director
Producer: Dolphin Seir Qeshm Travel Ajency, Iran

IRU’s eTIR Movie Project (2016 – 30 minutes)
Director (Iran Segment)
Producer: IRU, Switzerland

Five Senses of Art (2015 – 21 minutes)
Writer/Director
Producer: Persian Magic Art Group, Iran

     Softwaring Hard (2014 – 60 minutes)
Second Unit Director/Producer
Producer: Porcovete Pictures, Canada

     The Island of the Seven Wonders (2012 – 20 minutes)
Writer/Director/Editor
Producer: Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Iran

     Pirates of the Indian Ocean (2012 – 34 minutes)
Writer/Director/Producer/Editor
Producer: IRIB CH.1, Iran

You Have Won 9 Million Dollars! (2011 – 35 minutes)
Writer/Director/Producer/Editor
Producer: IRIB CH.3, Iran

 

Music Video

     The Comet (2017 – 2 minutes)
Curator/Director
Producer: IRIB Channel 4, Iran

     Drop is the Sea (2016 – 2 minutes)
Curator/Director
Producer: IRIB Channel 4, Iran

     On the Road to Rio! (2014 – 48 minutes)
Director (Iran Segment)
Producer: Circus Publicis, Mauritius

     Deldadeh by Shahrokh Razaghi (2012 – 4 minutes)
Director/Editor
Producer: Rokh Studio, Iran