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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Screenplay

Ceremony Year:

2008

Country:

Islamic Republic of Iran

Screenplay:

Behnam Behzadi

Website:

www.dreamlabfilms.com/before-the-burial

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.