Fateme Ahmadi

Born and raised in Shiraz, Iran, Fateme Ahmadi was awarded first prize in the Literature Olympiads, a nationwide humanities competition, granting her permission to complete two undergraduate courses simultaneously. Fateme completed degrees in Persian Literature and Filmmaking at Tehran University and The Art University of Tehran, respectively. In 2009, she completed the MA General Linguistics course at the Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies in Tehran before becoming the first individual awarded a scholarship from Magic of Persia to attend the two-year MA Filmmaking program at The London Film School. During the course, Fateme wrote, edited, and directed more than ten short films, including four documentaries for BBC World. Fateme is now working towards her feature film, set in both London and Tehran.



Writer & Director

•  2013           Shiva, 3 minutes. Shirin Neshat Workshop, LFS
•  2011-2014    One Thousand & One Teardrops, 17 minutes, LFS
• 2012             Jafar khan Has Returned From West!, 12min , BBC Persian
• 2012            Ten Nights of Poetry, 26min. Documentary, BBC Persian
• 2010            If I Should Die, 12min 58sec. 16mm Color, LFS
• 2010            In The West Of London, 2min 32sec. B&W, European
                       Commission Representative in UK & London Cinema Museum
• 2010            Summer & The Soldier, 3min 41sec. 16mm. B&W, LFS
• 2008            Occasion, 14min 46sec. HD, Iranian Youth Cinema Society
• 2007            An Ape Man, 15min. HD, Ali Ahmadi
• 2006            LIFE, 1min. 16mm. Color. Cinema & Theatre College, Cinema Department
• 2006            Alive by Slaughterhouse’ Price, 8min15sec, Fateme Ahmadi

Past events