Mehrdad Hassani is a writer and director, sculp- tor and a photographer who is from Rafsanjan (one of the desert areas of Iran). He began his artistic career in his teenage years by joining school theater groups as an actor. In his youth, he became interested in sculpture and a few years later, he held a large exhibition of his works in the city of Kerman, which was well noticed and admired by the audience. Then, at the same time, he enrolled in photog- raphy and filmmaking classes of the Iranian Youth Cin- ema Society, and after passing some specialized courses, he produced some short fiction films, and also partici- pated in feature film making as a director’s consultant and costume and scenic designer. Hassani, successfully completed the directing courses of Mr. Asghar Farhadi and the acting courses of Mr. Hamid Samandarian. He is also a graduate of Bach- elor of Art Studies from Sooreh University of Tehran. He has made five fiction short films as a filmmaker so far, which has received more than 38 appearances and 16 international awards.