Farbod Khoshtinat

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Farbod Khoshtinat
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Farbod Khoshtinat receiving the democracy video award from the US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, September 2010
Background information
Birth name Farbod Khoshtinat
Born (1988-08-11) August 11, 1988 (age 28)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation(s) Director, editor
Years active 2002–present

Farbod Khoshtinat (born August 11, 1988) is an Iranian director, editor and cinematographer.[1][2][3][4][5]


Farbod founded P.U.C.A., Persian's Underground Cinematic Arts.[6]

The Bureau of International Information Programs, United States Department of State has announced that Khoshtinat's short film, ATTN: Mr. Democrat, is the 2010 Democracy Video Challenge Winner for the Near East and North Africa.[7][8] Jeff Baron, Staff Writer, America.gov, Washington reported that, "Khoshtinat said that his work on music videos and other underground, unauthorized short films led to an order by the Iranian government about a year ago that he stop making films. Instead, he said by e-mail, he moved to Malaysia to continue his studies. 'I am sure now that I cannot go back to Iran, but here I am safe and sound to work and publicize my art,' he said." [9]

Farbod Khoshtinat won the 7th Asian Film Awards for Best Visual Effects for Rhino Season.[10][11]

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Notable Music videos[edit]


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