Born in Iran, Touraj Aslani graduated from Tehran Sooreh University with a degree in graphics and film directing. He began to shoot on 8mm film at the age of 14. Aslani has shot more than a hundred films: Documentaries, Shorts, Animations, Features and Experimental Films, and won Best Cinematography for Bahman Ghobadi’s Rhino Season at the 2012 San Sebastian Film Festival.

Accolades

Touraj Aslani
Achievement in Cinematography, 2012

Touraj Aslani

Achievement in Cinematography, 2012

Touraj Aslani

Rhino Season (Fasle Kargadan)

Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2012 Born in Iran, Touraj Aslani graduated from Tehran Sooreh University with a degree in graphics and film directing. He began…

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Films

Rhino Season

Rhino Season (Fasle Kargadan)

Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkey

Rhino Season (Fasle Kargadan)

Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2012

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The Dark Wind
2016

The Dark Wind (Reşeba)

Iraq, Germany, Qatar
2016

The Dark Wind (Reşeba)

Winner, Cultural Diversity Award Under the Patronage of UNESCO, 2016 Shortly after the engagement of Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple living in the…

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