Short Film News - The deadline for applications for the 11th edition of Tehran international short film festival is July 23, 2006. The office of Tehran 11th international and 23rd national short film festival announced that this edition of the festival will be held from 21 to 26 of November, 2006 in Tehran.
Short Film News - 15 Iranian features and short films are going to be shown in 15th Brisbane International Film Festival in Australia. This festival is going to be held from 21st July till 13th August and about 300 films are going to be shown in this festival.
Short Film News - Mostafa Razzagh Karimi is making a film on the life and art of Morteza Momayez, the father of Iran's graphic arts. According to the news website of Iranian Artists House, in this documentary some of his friends and colleagues talk about Momayez's personal life and art activities.
Short Film News - The joint project between Soureh & Conrad Wolf Universities came to an end after 9 months and 7 co-productions. The preproduction of these films started in Sep.-Oct. 2005, and the films were produced till mid-June 2006. The right for screening the productions made with funds from Iran's Hoze Honari, German universities, and ZDF on TV channels and film festivals belongs to both universities.
Short Film News - In the general assembly of ASIFA (International Animated Film Association) held this year along with Zagreb Film Festival, Nourreddin Zarrinkelk was reelected as the president. Nourreddin Zarrinkelk, the great Iranian animator, due to the disagreement in the general assembly over a new president for the association, will remain as the ASIFA president.
Short Film News - Maziar Miri the director of The Unfinished Song and Gradually intends to make a documentary series From Persepolis to Vanak studying Iranian clothing style from the ancient time till now.
Short Film News - Reza Mirkarimi, director of Under the Moonlight and So Close, So Far is directing a documentary on Abbas Kiarostami's life. It is a part of a project of making films about 30 great Iranian filmmakers. One third of the Mirkarimi's documentary has been done in 2 weeks.
Short Film News - An Iranian short animation received an award in Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films. This festival was held in Croatia from 12 to 17 June and The Raven 1 by Ravanbakhsh Sadeghi received Net Surfer award as the best short internet animation.