Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2008
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Nomination Detail

Behnam Behzadi was born in 1976 in Boroujen, Iran, and obtained a diploma in cinema from the faculty of Ceda & Cima in Tehran in 1995. He began his artistic activities in theatre and photography whilst directing shorts in 8mm and 16mm formats as well as video. Over the past few years, he has written scripts, worked in editing and collaborated with various scriptwriters including Bahman Ghobadi with whom he was co-scriptwriter for the film Nive Mang (Half Moon). Behnam Behzadi has also worked in marketing and advertising and was, for some time, artistic director of the campaign against cruelty to children.

The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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