He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and his Disappearance was named best film the 28th Singapore International Film Festival in 2017. The film had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival.

UK-based Arab producer Faisal-Azam Qureshi, Contrast Films manager Katya Trichkova from Bulgaria, Swiss cinematographer Pascal Reinmann and Philip Ilson, the artistic director of the London Short Film Festival, are also among the members of the jury.

The Iranian films The Sea Swells by Amir Gholami, Last Season by Hamidreza Arashkia, and One Person by Mahbubeh Kalai will be screened in various sections of the festival, which will run from September 19 to 26.

Source:Tehran Times