Behzad Farahat

Biography:
BEHZAD FARAHAT was born in 1969 in Tehran, Iran. After six years of medical studies at the city’s university, he turned towards art and his true passion, animated films, in 1988. Although having attended art school in both Tehran and England, he is essentially self-taught. In 2005 he left for Canada for two years before returning to Iran to continue work at the « Sabz-e Ghaba » studio.
He has appeared as both actor and presenter on Iranian TV, and obtained the “Golden Microphone” award in 2004.
Five of his shorts have been released in France in two collections by « Les Films du Whippet »:
« Le petit monde de Bahador » and « L’Ecureuil qui voyait tout en vert »

Filmography:
1993: TV series, « The adventures of Zohreh » (ten 5min episodes in 2D)
1996: TV series, « Samaneh » (six 5min episodes in 2D)
1998: TV series, « Samaneh Gatchi » (four 3min episodes in 2D)
2000: Interludes « Sabzak » (therty 20 secondes episodes in 2D)
2002: « I’m the one who found it », drawing on paper, 2D computer, 16min 40
2005: « Going home », drawing on paper, 2D computer, 12min
2009: « Simple Things », episodes « 1, 2, 3 », 4 min each, drawing on paper, 2D computer
2010: « Simple Things », episodes « 1, 2, 3 », 4 min each, drawing on paper, 2D computer