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Dornaz HAJIHA
 
 Director, Screenwriter

Born in 1988 in Tehran, Dornaz HAJIHA received her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Al Zahra University, Tehran, in 2011. She worked as a photographer and graphic designer while attending film workshops with maestros Asghar Farhadi and Bahram Beyzayi. HAJIHA entered London Film School in 2013. She completed her MA in Film Production and graduated with distinction in 2015. She made short films as well as a documentary, for which she was the writer. Her latest shorts, MARZIYEH and MARLON, produced in 2017, have been shown and awarded in numerous film festivals.

Her debut feature film LIKE A FISH ON THE MOON has been selected in Proxima Competition at the 56th Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2022. She is now developing her second feature DIAPHANOUS produced by Chinese Shadows.

 FILMOGRAPHY 

DIAPHANOUS 

- In Pre-Production

LIKE A FISH ON THE MOON

(International Sales: ASIAN SHADOWS)

2022, Drama, Color, 78'

- Karlovy Vary IFF 2022

        Proxima Competition

MARZIYEH

2017, 29', Color, Short Film 

- Tehran short film festival, 2017

        Grand Jury Prize

- Urban international film festival, 2017

        Best Short Film & Best Directing 

- London short film festival, 2017

        Official Selection 

MARLON

2017, 13', Color, Short Film

- Kazan international youth film festival, 2018

        Grand Jury Prize 

- Children and youth Intl film festival, Iran, 2018

        Best Short Film

- Fajr film festival, 2018

        Competition 

- London short film festival, 2017

        Official Selection 

 

LOST

2015, 55', Color 

UNDER THE SAME ROOF

2014, 17', Color, Short Film

OPENING NIGHT

2013, 5', Color, Short Film

 

PIECE OF STAKE 

2013, 5', Black & White 

THREE, FOUR DAYS AGO

2010, 11', Color, Short Film

- The image of the year film festival, 2012

        Honorary Diploma