Ali Shahmohammadi is an Independent film maker. An awarded director (16 feature, mid length and short films, Documentary and Fiction), Screenwriter (48 Screenplays and synopsis), Film editor (3 feature films and 2 documentary series), Independent producer (12 films), Social and journalism Photographer (Since 1995). A member of Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds (Khaneh Cinema), Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association and also Association of Iranian Documentary Producers. An experienced teacher of Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Film editing and photographing in Iranian Youth Cinema Society and the other reliable Cinema institutes since 2005. An awarded 4 international prizes for his films (One Gold Remi Award and Three Silver Remi Awards from Houston International film festival in 2009 and 2010). A graduated in dramatic literature at master degree and graduated in English language teaching at BA. A Drama, Cinema and Humanities field researcher. A cinema critical and translator of special texts for cinema from English to Persian.


MA in documentary film directing: DOCNOMADS joint master in three countries: Portugal (Lusofona university), Hungary (University of theatre and film arts Budapest) and Belgium (Luca school of arts), supported by EU                                                                                                                                      2016-2018

MA in dramatic literature: Faculty of art and architecture. (Tehran, Iran)                              2013-2015

BA in English language                                                                                                                        2008-2012

One-year Filmmaking course (Directing, Screen playing, Cinematography, Photography (Iranian Youth Cinema Society (Tehran)                                                                                                                                2000

One-year Photography course (Photography, develop and printing) (Iran photographers house)                                                                                                                                                                                     2000


Association of Iranian Documentary Producers                                                                            2010

Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association                                                                              2009

Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds (Khaneh Cinema)                                                       2009


1-The man (Feature documentary- 70 min)                                                                                   2017

2- Industrial street (Documentary- 10 min)                                                                                    2017

3-Self-service Falafel (Documentary-20min)                                                                                  2015

4-Brand (Dacumentary-8min)                                                                                                            2014

5-I bow to the people (Documentary-7min)                                                                                   2013

6-The eternal land (Documentary-46min)                                                                                      2011

7-Ali’s Gholamreza (Documentary- 52min)                                                                                    2010-2011

8-Various quantities that X takes (Documentary- 10min)                                                           2009

9-Head wind (Fiction-10min)                                                                                                             2009

10-Ten, One, Sixty-One (Documentary-46min)                                                                              2007-2009

11-Tehran, a quite snowy day (Documentary-58min)                                                                  2004-2008

12-Children of paradise (Documentary-58min)                                                                             2004-2005

13-It’s happened in one day (Documentary-47min)                                                                     2002-2004

14-The day which rocks the world (Documentary-13min)                                                          2002-2003

15-Where of this dark night… (Fiction-12min)                                                                               2000

16-Where the pavements end (Fiction-7min)                                                                                2000

Also: Several commercial films


1-Follow red line (Feature film)                                                                                                        2017

2- The man (Feature documentary)                                                                                                 2016

3-3003 nights (Feature film)                                                                                                              2015

4-Hymenoplasty (Feature film)                                                                                                         2014

5-Parallax (Feature film)                                                                                                                     2011-2015

6-Poirot in the Iran (Feature film)                                                                                                    2011-2013

7-The forgotten games of my land’s children (Treatment for feature film)                             2011

8-Loafer (Treatment for feature film)                                                                                              2011

9-The quite man (Treatment for feature film)                                                                               2010

10-Fractal (Synopsis for feature film)                                                                                              2010

11-Sir! Didn’t see my lighter? (Synopsis for short film)                                                                2010

12-I am dying and still have problem with “even” (Synopsis for short film)                            2010

13-Being Chaplin (Short film) (Synopsis for short film)                                                                2009

14-Mulberry (Short film)                                                                                                                    2009

15-Loneliness of filmmaker who lives in Rush dead end (Mid length)                                      2008

16-At the beginning of the game (Treatment for feature film)                                                  2008

17- I am getting away from Azadi square (Synopsis for short film)                                            2008

18-Fire mustache (Synopsis for short film)                                                                                     2008

19-Encounter (Treatment for feature film)                                                                                    2008

20-Free house (Mid length)                                                                                                               2008

21-How can I draw a person’s face, who I haven’t memorized her face (Synopsis for short film)                                                                                                                                                                                      2007

22-The goat (Short film)                                                                                                                     2007

23- The spring (Short film)                                                                                                                 2007

24-Idols (Short film)                                                                                                                            2007

25-Song of loneliness (Short film)                                                                                                    2007

26-I want my mother (Short film)                                                                                                     2007

27-Cathearsism (Short film)                                                                                                               2007

28-To spin (Short film)                                                                                                                        2007

29-Mother (Synopsis for feature film)                                                                                             2007

30-Color (Mid length)                                                                                                                         2007

31-Release (Short film)                                                                                                                       2007

32-Eight errant stories (Feature film)                                                                                              2006-2007

33-When the climate changes (Feature film)                                                                                 2006

34-Nasib (Feature film)                                                                                                                       2005

35-Bury alive (Feature film)                                                                                                               2004

36-The day (Short film)                                                                                                                       2004

37-Being fortunate (Feature film)                                                                                                    2004

38-Two men (Short)                                                                                                                            2004

39-Salt or how our marriage takes better color (Feature film)                                                   2004

40-The hot day (Feature film)                                                                                                           2003

41-B like separation (Mid length film)                                                                                             2002-2003

42-Mourning (Short film)                                                                                                                   2002

43-Hole (Short film)                                                                                                                             2002

44-The tale of bitter moon (Treatment for feature film)                                                             2002

45-Common history of my loneliness (Feature film)                                                                    2001

46-Sign (Feature film)                                                                                                                         2000-2001

47-How I learned not to be worry and love you (Feature film)                                                  2000

48-The game (Feature film)                                                                                                               1999


1- A research about life and death of Gholamreza Takhti (Iranian hero and International champion. He is 13th in FILA ranking for the best athlete of 20th century)

2-A research about Interplay between dramatic situation and dramatic character in reality and drama.

3-A research about “The place of Arash (1) in triangle of Arch plot, Mini Plot and Without Plot scripts.


1-Editing of three feature films

2-Editing and sound mixing many short fiction and documentary films                                   2001-2015


Social and journalism photography since 1997


1- Several short films.


1-Awarded “cinema teacher certificate” from Iranian Ministry of Culture

2-Teacher of film and sound editing, Screen playing, film directing and photography.


1-Golden Remi Award (Film & video production awards: Cultural) from 43th annual of Houston International Film Festival for “It’s happened in one day”                                                                                        2010

2- Silver Remi Award (Film & video production awards: Independent video) from 43th annual Houston International Film Festival for “Tehran, a quite snowy day”                                                       2010

3-Silver Remi Award (Experimental Film & video awards: Dramatic).43th annual Houston Film Festival for “Head wind”                                                                                                                                           2010

4-Silver Remi Award (Film & video production awards: Political international issue) from 42th annual Houston International Film Festival for “Children of paradise”                                                   2009