Saman Saloor

Saman-Salour

Born in Boroojerd in 1976. Cinema direction BA from Sureh University in 2000.

Writer, assistant director, and programmer in some features and TV series.

Making of 17 short and documentary films in various durations and camera operator in more than 25 short and middle length films.

Holding group and individual photography exhibitions since 1993

 

Participation in various domestic and international festivals and cultural centres and receiving numerous awards Making of features:

  •     Residents of the Land of Silence (2003) : VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
  •     A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral (2005) Participated in Locarno Film Festival and awarded Golden Leopard in Contemporary Filmmakers Section .. and more than 20 International Film Festival
  •     Lonely Tune of Tehran (2007) Participated in Directors’ Fortnight Section of 60th Cannes Film Festival
  •     Sunshine Statin (December 2013)

Awards for feature films:

  •     The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) in Kiev International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Audience Award in Slovenia International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Jury Award in Sofia, Bulgaria International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Golden Leopard in Contemporary Filmmakers Section of Locarno International Film Festival for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Grand Audience Award in Nantes for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Golden Balloon, Three Continents Film Festival, Nantes for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Best Direction and Best Film by Iranian cinema writers and critics for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Third Eye Award from Bombay, India International Film Festival for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Music Awards from Auburn International Film Festival, France for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Participation in Directors’ Fortnight Section of 60th Cannes Film Festivalwith Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •     Jury’s Award and Best Actor Award from Funchal Film Festival, Portugal for Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •     Silver Seahorse Award from Batumi Film Festival, Georgia for Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •    Best Asian Film Nominee from Munich International Film Festival forLoneliness Tune of Tehran
  • The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) in Kiev International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Audience Award in Slovenia International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Jury Award in Sofia, Bulgaria International Film Festival for Residents of the Land of Silence
  •     Golden Leopard in Contemporary Filmmakers Section of Locarno International Film Festival for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Grand Audience Award in Nantes for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Golden Balloon, Three Continents Film Festival, Nantes for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Best Direction and Best Film by Iranian cinema writers and critics for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Third Eye Award from Bombay, India International Film Festival for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Music Awards from Auburn International Film Festival, France for A Few Kilos of Dates for the Funeral
  •     Participation in Directors’ Fortnight Section of 60th Cannes Film Festivalwith Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •     Jury’s Award and Best Actor Award from Funchal Film Festival, Portugal for Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •     Silver Seahorse Award from Batumi Film Festival, Georgia for Loneliness Tune of Tehran
  •    Best Asian Film Nominee from Munich International Film Festival forLoneliness Tune of Tehran