Mehdi Naderi

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مهدی نادری
Mehdī Nāderī
Born (1973-04-17)April 17, 1973
Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Occupation director, scriptwriter, editor, producer
Years active since 1988
Notable work(s) Farewell Baghdad
Dokhtarān-e Aftāb
Website
www.naderifilm.com

Mehdī Nāderī (Persian: مهدی نادری‎, born 17 April 1973 in Tehran) is an Iranian film director. He started directing theater in 1988. He has directed documentaries and fiction films. He is also a producer, scriptwriter, advisor and editor.

His debut feature film Farewell Baghdad was Iran's entry to the 83rd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film,[1] but it didn't make the final shortlist.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As a director and scriptwriter[edit]

Year Original (Persian) title English title Length Notes
2010 Bedrūd Bāghdād Farewell Baghdad 90' Fiction
2008 Royaha-ye faramūsh shode Forgotten Dreams. Memories of a Polish immigrant 28' Documentary
2008 Ghadam be ghadam Step by Step. Short portrait of Shirin Ebadi 6' Documentary (trailer)
2007 Next stop Next stop 10' Experimental, unreleased
2005 - Image of the Words. Portrait of Kambuzia Partovi 45' Documentary
2005 - Worshippers of the Darkness 52' Documentary, unreleased
2004 Sūti tāriki Whistle in the Dark 13' Docu-fiction
2003 Gozāresh zir-e khāk Buried Treasures. An Underground Report 40' Documentary
2002 Dokhtarān-e Aftāb The Daughters of Sunshine 21' Documentary
2000 - Sewed Lips 12' Fiction
1998 Festival Festival 20' Experimental fiction
1996 Mādar Mother 12' Fiction
1996 Zang-e panjom Fifth Ring 5' Fiction
1995 Hedie-ye Bāba Fathers gift 18' Experimental

As Writer[edit]

Year Original title English title Director Length Notes
2009 ABC-Policy ABC-Policy Hamid Akbari 65' Political comedy script & advisor
2008 Qasr Chaplin Chaplins Palace Amir Seyedzadeh 360' TV-Serial (not screened)
comedy drama
script
2008 Bedune sharh No comment Mohsen Amiryosefi 80' fiction script
2007 Ghalb-e Simorgh Simorgh's Heart Wahid Nassirian 90' animation dialogues

As Editor[edit]

Year Original title English title Director Length Notes
2009 Shekār Hunt Beirūz Ghobādi 5' experimental
2009 To khorshīd man māh You're the Sun, I'm the Moon Moharram Zeīnalzādēh 85' Fiction
2008 Khāb-e tārīk Dark dream Rezā Sobhāni 15' Fiction
2007 Farāri Run away Hamīd Ghawāmi 50' Experimental fiction
2007 Rahman Rahman: Four Stories Ālireza Nāderi 92' Film theater
2006 Asb Horse Madi Omid 85' Fiction
2005 Gorīz Escape Hīwā Zabihi 20' Fiction
2001 Tavāllod-e yek shekārchi Birth of a Hunter Hamīd Ghawāmi 5' Experimental

Awards[edit]

Farewell Baghdad

  • 2010 Best film - Baghdad Film Festival (Iraq)
  • 2010 elected Iran's Official Submission to the 2011 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)


Rahman: Four Stories (by Alīrezā Nāderī)

  • 2009 Best film-theater editing - FAJR Theater Festival (Iran)


Forgotten Dreams

  • 2008 Best cinema student Film award - Haqiqat Film Festival (Iran)


Farāri (by hamid ghavami )

  • 2008 Best Experimental Editing - IYCS-Film Festival (Iran)


Dokhterān-e Āftāb

  • 2006 - ... - National Women Film Festival (Iran)
  • 2003 Paulig Baltic's Prize - Parnu Film Festival (Estonia)
  • 2003 Best Documentary - Tampere Film Festival (Finland)
  • 2003 Recognition - International FAJR Film Festival (Iran)


Gozāresh zir-e zamīn

  • 2004 Best research - Documentary Film Tehran University (Iran)
  • 2004 Special Jury Award - International Short Film Festival (Iran)
  • 2003 Best Documentary Directing - Khaneh Cinema Board (Iran)
  • 2003 Best fiction documentary film - Heritage Film Festival (Iran)


Festival

  • 2000 Urkunde - Festival der Nationen. Ebensee (Austria)


Fifth Ring

  • 1997 Best National Shortfilm - International Short Film Festival (Iran)

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