• Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

    1-773-791-4424

    anahita.g.z@gmail.com

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4354445/



  • Education

    • 2014 Postgraduate Residency, Core Residency Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glassell School of Art
    • 2011 - 2013 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Major: Film, Video, New Media and Animation, (Merit Trustee Scholarship from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for Masters in Studio Arts)
    • 2006 - 2011 BFA, Tehran University of Art, Major: Cinema, Concentration: Screenwriting, (1st Nationwide Rank among 73591 Participants in the Nationwide Entrance Examination of Universities in 2006, member of Elite Foundation)
    • 1999 - 2006 High School Graduation Certificate, National Organization of Developing Exceptional Talents (NODET) in Iran
  • Training

    • 2013 Sundance Screenwriters' Lab, Sundance Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah (http://www.sundance.org/programs/screenwriters-lab/)
    • 2012 Sundance Shorts Lab, Sundance Institute, Los Angeles, CA (http://www.sundance.org/programs/shortslab/)
    • 2009 Abbas Kiarostami’s One-Week Filmmaking Workshop, Yerevan, Armenia
    • 2008 Shadmehr Rastin’s Documentary Film workshop , Karnameh Institute of Culture and Art, Tehran, Iran
    • 2007 Filmmaking Workshop of Abbas Kiarostami, Karnameh Institute of Culture and Art, Tehran, Iran
  • Festivals

  • Employment

    • 2012 Media Production Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Videographer and Editor
    • 2012 School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Art History and Liberal Arts Department, Teaching Position (TA-A, Leader of Reading Group)
    • 2012 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Film, Video, New Media and Animation Department, Teaching Assistant (for Frederic Moffet)
  • Filmmaking

    year title job title director production company
    2013 Needle
    Director, Writer, Editor
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
    Producer: Zoe Sua Cho
    2011 When the Kid was a Kid
    Director, Writer, Editor
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
    2008 The Wind Blows Wherever it Goes
    Director, Writer, Editor
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh & Morteza Farshbaf
    2008 Flakey
    Director, Writer, Editor
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh & Morteza Farshbaf
    2007 Dar-B-Dar
    Director
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
    2007 Untitled
    Director
    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

    Writing

    year title job title director production company
    2011 Mourning
    Screenwriter
    Morteza Farshbaf

    Editing

    year title job title director production company
    2012 Still... (Hanooz...)
    Editor
    Sogol Rezvani
    2010 My Best Friend
    Editor
    Mahsa Razavi
    2009 The White Night
    Editor
    Hamideh Razavi
    2009 The Wind
    Editor
    Pamchal Hamidi
    2009 Dial Tone
    Editor
    Sogol Rezvani
    2008 Invitation to a Beheading
    Editor
    Sogol Rezvani
    2007 Cocktail Party
    Editor
    Sogol Rezvani
  • Publication

    • We Were Never Perfect, But Real (a review on "Please Do Not Disturb" by Mohsen Abdolvahab), "FILM MAGAZINE", _417_, 2010, 96-97 (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
    • Kiarostami in a World Without Films, An answer to Bahman Ghobadi’s open letter to Abbas Kiarostami , "Hayat e No Newspaper", _18th November_, 2009, 12 (http://cpj.org/2009/12/iran-shuts-another-reformist-newspaper.php)
    • Unbearable Hysterical Pains, a review on When We Are All Asleep directed by Bahram Beizai, "FILM MAGAZINE", _393_, 2009, 69-72 (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
    • You Are an Exceptional Skier!, A review on The Diving Bell and the Butterfly directed by Julian Schnabel, "FILM MAGAZINE", _379_, 2008, Medium Shots section (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
    • Hamlet in Cinema, An article about Grigori Kozinetsev and Laurence Olivier’s adaptations from Hamlet by William Shakespeare, "DAST Student Film Magazine", 2007
    • Altruism in Cover of Selfishness, A review on Little Miss Sunshine directed by Jonathan Dayton, and Valerie Faris, "FILM MAGAZINE", _365_, 2007, Medium Shots section (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
    • Kingdoms in One Territory, A review on Café Setareh directed by Saman Moghadam, "FILM MAGAZINE", _350_, 2006, film reviews (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
    • A Little Kiss, A review on A Little Kiss (Yek Boos-e Koochooloo) directed by Bahman Farmanara, "FILM MAGAZINE", _343_, 2006, film reviews (http://www.film-magazine.com/)
  • Skills

    • Editing software: Final Cut Pro, Edius Pro
    • Videography: Sony EX3, Canon 7D & 5D
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