Movies

Drunk Monkey (At the pre-production stage)

Writer and Director: Ashkan Nematian
Producer: CLOSEfilm​ / Teofilm
DOP: Sorin Dragoi(RSC)
Title: Drunk Monkey
Time: 100 minutes
Format: 4K
Genre: Drama
Language: Persian (Farsi)
Pre-Production date: December​ 2018, January ​2019, February​ 2019
Production date: March​ 2019, April ​2019
Post-Production date: April​ 2019, May​ 2019
Location: Iran, Tehran/Arak
Film Companies Partners: TEO-FILM from Germany and France
Graphic Company: Atroon
Organization Partners: Cultural Department of Austrian Embassy in
Tehran/ Art University of Linz, Austria.

Short Film Newcomer (At the post-production stage)

Synopsis

Yazdan travels from Tehran to his sister’s home, who lives in Linz, Austria. Roya and her husband Saeed, host Yazdan at their home. They spend a good time together with drinking and cooking . After some time, Saeed finds that Yazdan plans to refuse to return to Iran and want to stay in Austria as a refugee. Roya, who has been aware of Yazdan plan, is being questioned by Saeed. It get clear that Roya has hidden the plan. This causes conflicts between Roya and Saeed, and Yazdan finds out about their hidden conflict. After a while, while all three are walking in the woods, Roya and Saeed battles up. Yazdan finds that their involvement is on Yazdan’s refugee status. Yazdan finds out, his sister Roya had also lied to him that Saeed was aware of this issue. Yazdan also asks Roya, why she lie to him. Roya and Saeed’s conflict goes to another issue, and a mystery of their relationship get revealed in presence of Yazdan. Their relationship get in its worse time ever, so that they want to break up. Yazdan goes and pulls his suitcase out of the house and leaves them.

Parisa GHASEMI, Ashkan NEMATIAN

18 mn
 2018
Austria
Fiction
Drama

(Rsc) Sorin DARIAN DRAGOI

Actor: Saeed Zarei, Roya Asadian, Yazdan Zand

Short Film RESIDENCY

Marie and 3 other dancers enter in a dance residency. They should build up a performance, but they encounter some problems. It’s a free appropriation from life of a Paris ballet dancer called Marie who was a model for Edgar Degas paintings and statue.

Parisa GHASEMI, Ashkan NEMATIAN

27 mn
August 2017
Austria
ENGLISH
Fiction
Drama

(Rsc) Sorin DARIAN DRAGOI

MusicSaba NEDAEI, Mes MES

EditingMohammad NAJARIAN DARIANI
SoundSaba NEDAEI, Philip FEICHTINGER, Birak TARI
ActorMariam HAGE, Tanja PRINZ, Sakher ALMONEM, Paula DOMINICI
CLOSEFILM
• selected as the best long short film at the New Classic Cinema Film festival Seattle, USA, 2017.
• nominated for the best long short film at the New Classic Cinema Film festival, Seattle, USA, 2017.
• nominated for the best director at the New Classic Cinema Film festival,    Seattle, USA, 2017.
• nominated for  the best supporting actor (Sakher Almonem) at the New Classic Cinema Film festival, Seattle, USA, 2017.
• Participated in “Red Finch Film Festival” , Orem, Utah, USA 2017
• tanzhafen festival
• Participated in BestOff Kunstuniversität Linz  by the film: “Residency”, Linz, Austria, 2017
Wilhelm Schwind( BestOff Film curator):
“Residency covers the production of an exciting dance project: a traumatic experience is featured within a rehearsal space, which leads to questions of      taexperience, trust, closeness and will power – ideally depicted using the means of film.”
• Participated in Asian Film Center global fest, Kolkata, India, 2017
• Participated in “Tanzhafen Festival Linz” by the film: “Residency”, Austria 2017
• Talents on Stage Austrian Cultural Forum, Tehran, Iran, 2017

An Ordinary Waltz

 

Two people see each other in the subway. The music connects them together

 Ashkan NEMATIAN

8 mn
Iran 2014
Iran
Fiction
Drama

Majid Yousefzadeh

EditingNima Taghavizadeh

ActorMahoor Alvand, Saeed Zarei

CLOSEFILM
• • Participated in “Crossing Europe film festival Linz, 2015, AT.

 

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Director : Ashkan Nematian and Parisa Ghasemi