CV

Raha Shirazi
director
112-888 Dupont Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6G-1Z8/ 416-994-6294
/raha.shirazi@gmail.com

shorts / features / documentaries/ theater

Picturesque- Short Film, 2010, Ontario Art Council, In Postproduction
Rebirth- Interdisciplinary theater performance, 2009, Ontario Art Council
2010 Performance: Dupont Art Studios
The Way Must Be Tried- Feature Documentary, 2009, Omni Television
2010 Broadcast: Omni Television
2010 Broadcast: City TV
BlackIce - Short Dance Film, 2008, BRAVO!FACT
2009 Broadcast: Bravo
2009 Official Selection of Dance on Screen Film Festival
Tehran 1983- Video Installation, 2008
2008 Exhibition: Dupont Art Studios
Loop- Experimental Drama, 2008
2008 Exhibition: Gerrard Art Space
Four Walls- Short Drama, 2007
2007 Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival
2007 Official Selection: Vancouver International Film Festival
2007 Official Selection: Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival
2007 Official Selection: Singapore International Film Festival
Misspelled Weather-Short Drama, 2005
2005 Official Selection: Cineseige Film Festival
2005 Official Selection: Montreal World International Film Festival
2005 Winner Best Cinematography: Cineseige Film Festival
2006 Official Selection: Next Reel, International Film Festival
Home News- Experimental Drama, 2005
Frame Of Mind- Short Documentary, 2004
2004 Official Selection: Frame Film festival
2004 Official Selection: Short Film Festival
Bath Time- Short Drama, 2004
2004 Official Selection: Cineseige Film Festival
2009 Broadcast: Mexican Television
Artanore- Experimental Drama, 2004
2004 Official Selection: Cineseige Film Festival
2004 Official Selection: Frame International Film festival
Blind Owl- Short Drama, 2003

education

Masters of Fine Arts - Film Production - York University (2007- 2010)
Bachelor of Fine Arts hons - Film & Video Production - York University (2002-2006)
Post Diploma Famu Cze Republic - Intensive training in the cinematic arts (2006)

awards/accomplishments

CCA Emerging Artist Grant (Recipient) – Canada Council for the Arts, 2010
TAC Emerging Artist Grant (Recipient) - Toronto Art Council, 2009
OAC Emerging Artist Grant (Recipient) - Ontario Arts Council, 2008
Berlin Talent Campus - Invited Participant-Berlin International Film Festival, 2008
Honorable Mention - SFS Toronto International Film Festival, 2007
Most Promising Filmmaker - Frame film Festival, 2005
Most Creative Film - Frame Film Festival, 2005

languages

Fluent in Farsi