Hossein Shahabi

/ 1967 - 2018

Hossein Shahabi (Persian: حسین شهابی‎) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter and film producer He belongs to the third generation of the new wave of Iranian cinema. After graduation from studying classical music at Tehran University, he has written, directed and produced 20 shorts, 10 fictional features (for video release in the Iranian market) and 3 features, for the theatrical release, some of which have won prizes in the local and international film festivals. The Bright Day (2013) has been his debut, which was well received by the critics and it was nominated in four categories in Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran (Feb. 2013) and won two Honorary Diplomas. The Bright Day had its international premiere at the competition in Mar del Plata film festival, (2013) and got a special mention of the jury. It was also win Silver Pheasant Award and a cash prize for The Best Debut Director of the 19th International Film Festival of Kerala, India  the Sale is second long feature film of hossein shahabi.For the first time in the 21st film festivals Vesoul France is on the screen.