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BIOGRAPHY

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Banafsheh Modaressi, an Iranian-Canadian filmmaker and multimedia artist, seamlessly blends her rich background in fine arts and design into her evocative creations. Her distinguished prowess has garnered accolades at prestigious platforms such as the Cannes Film Festival, Golden Panda, Goldenrod Art Festival, and the Mumbai Film Festival, among others.

With a global footprint spanning Tehran, Paris, and Vancouver, Banafsheh delves deep into the intricate tapestry of globalization and its interplay with cultural identity. Her oeuvre stands as a testament to her keen observations on the ramifications of mass production and the intricate dance of cultural exchanges across borders.

Raised in the backdrop of Tehran's stringent censorship regime, Banafsheh possesses a heightened sensitivity towards the transformative power of technology on cultural expression and identity. Through her compelling works, she beckons audiences to engage in profound reflections on these contemporary challenges.

BANAFSHEH MODARESSI

01 EDUCATION

Concept Design, Syn Studio, Montréal

Diploma in Film Production, V.F.S.


B.F.A. in photography, Fine arts University

M.F.A. in Visual Communication and Graphics Design, Fine Arts University

Phil Candidate in Audio Video Production, Sorbonne Paris I

 

02 Experience

The Package
Netflix Feature
 

Assistant Art Director

The Art Of US
MOW

Art Director

Beautiful Voice
Future

Assistant Art Director

2016

Legends Of Hidden Tempel
MOW

Assistant Art Department

C- Silvia
Four Episodes: Commercial

Production Designer

2015

2014

Tales Of 20s

VFS Compendium Shows: 4 Episodes

Mob Kingdom, Arabian Nights, Limbo, Merry Xmas Mr. Scrooge

 

 

 

Costume Designer

Bucko & Toad

Assistant Art Director

2014

 2007

Forbidden Tree

Animation

Dc Legends Of Tomorrow 

Season 3 & Season 4 CW T.V Series

Graphic Artist

At Home In Midford

MOW

Art Director

Menendez Brothers

A Familly Affair 

Assistant Art Director

2016

When We Rise

Disney - ABC miniseries

Assistant Art Department

2015

Midnight Sun

Feature

Assistant Art Department / Illustrator

2015

VFS

Production Design Instructor

2014

Lonely Dream

Episodic Shorts

Director, Producer, Editor

2014

The In-Between

Web Series

Production Designer

Windfall
Front Street Production

Graphic Artist

BH90210

Graphic Artist

Beverly Production CBS

2019

Dangerous Lies
Netflix

Graphic Artist

Schimigadoon
Apple T.V.

Graphic Artist

Unforgiven

Art Department Coordinator

Netflix
Superman & Lois

Assistant Art Director

W.B. Production
Telefilm Canada
Script Development Award

Script Writer

Director, Producer, Editor

2004 - 2014

Persica Art Gallery

Creative Director

Made in Tehran

2009

1999-2004

2023

2017

2016

2016

2017-2018

2017

2016

2019

2019

2021

2020

2022

Freelance Photojournalist

Worked as freelance photographer and videographer for Nat Geo, Paris Match, AFP, Arte, Il sole 24 Ore, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, AP, Reuters, Sport illustrate, Times,...

03 SKILLS 

PHOTOGRAPHY

95%

PHOTOSHOP

95%

ILLUSTRATOR

95%

PAINTING

85%

INDESIGN

75%

AFTER EFFECTS

75%

AVID MEDIA COMPOSER

80%

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