December 16, 1959 |
|Occupation||Film director, producer and screenwriter|
|Awards||Best Script Award of 16th International Children and Youth Film Festival
Isfahan, Iran 2001 Noora
Best Film award of 49th Taormina International Film Festival
Taormina, Italy 2003 Noora
Best Director award of 4th Cima Film Festival (Iran TV)
Tehran, Iran 2003 Noora
Best Film award of 3rd Azra Film Festival
Tehran, Iran 2003 Noora
Best Director of 2nd TV Production of IRIB Foreign Bureaux
Tehran, Iran 2004 A Man Called Brian
Mahmoud Shoolizadeh (Persian: محمود شولیزاده ) (December 16, 1959– ) is an Irian film director and screenwriter. He has been the recipient of several awards, including Best Film for, Noora, at the 49th International Film Festival of Taormina, Italy in June 2003.
He has been a film director in Iranian television for over 25 years. His major activities include directing documentaries, short films and movies. Beside directing, producing and editing films, he also undertakes writing the scripts and he researches his films. He is now preparing research materials for a new film script.
Shoolizadeh has played the leading roles in movies such as The Lover of Koochak and The Puppet Bride.
Shoolizadeh was part of the directing team for the movie Anjelika Ship; and has written several movie scenarios including Poet of Life and Love (2009), My Homeland (2008), Forgotten (2007), The Migration of Love (2004), and Noora (2001).
- Falcon's Blood Diamond, short fiction film (Director, Cinematographer and Actor), 2010
- Homeless, documentary (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor and Cinematographer), 2006
- A man called Brian, documentary (Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer and Editor), 2005
- Noora, feature length fiction film (writer and director), 2002 
- The series of Studying in the Modern World, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1997
- The series of Culture and Scientific treasuries, documentary (writer, Director and Researcher), 1996
- The series of Nations Cultures, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), including the cultures of :
England, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Ethiopia, Sudan, Senegal, Guinea, Kenya and Mali.
The series of Nations Cultures was the first serial entirely produced outside of Iran. 1994-1997
- Religious Toolmaker, documentary (Writer, Director, Researcher and Producer), 1991. A fictional documentary film produced, written, and directed by Shoolizadeh. The story revolves around a toolmaker who wishes to prepare the religious tools of different shapes and patterns in the next four days and make them ready for the festival Day of Ashura (Ashoora). During the film, the process of making religious tools of the mourning ceremonies is shown.
- The series of The World Intellectuals, story (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1990
- The series of The Textbooks, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1990
- The series of One Land, Five Nations, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1989
- The series of A City Surrounded by Mountains, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1988
- The Noon of the 10th Day, documentary (Writer, Director and Researcher), 1988
- The Bitter Dawn story (Writer and Director), 1988
- Green Faces, Burnt Bodies, documentary (Writer and Director), 1985
- End, (Writer and Director), 1984
- Best Director award for the documentary film, i2nd Festival of TV production of IRIB, Foreign Bureoux - Tehran - August 2004
- Best Film, award of the audience, for a fiction film; 49th International Film Festival of Taormina in Italy - June 2003
- Best Film for a Fiction Film; third Azra Film Festival - Tehran - October 2003
- Best Director, the fourth Cima Festival (Iran TV) - Tehran - October 2003
- Best Music, sixth Iran Cinema Film Festival - Tehran - September 2002
- Best Set Design, sixth Iran Cinema Film Festival - Tehran - September 2002
- Best Child Actress, 16th International Children and Youth Film Festival - Isfahan - October 2001
- Best Script and Special Appreciation, 16th International Children and Youth Film Festival - Isfahan - October 2001
- Overview; article; The New York Times; retrieved .
- variety.com's review of the film Noora
- Information about Noora from Iran TV Film Sales Center
- Best film award of the Audience, for the film Noora in International Film Festival of Taormina
- Noora's participation in Taormina International Film Festival