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Mohammad Mozafari

Mohammad Mozafari adalah warga kebangsaan Iran yang lahir di Qatar. Ia mulai menonton film sejak usia cilik bersama kakak tertuanya, Jobe Mozafari, dan sejak inilah ia mencintai dan terobsesi dengan film. Pada tahun 2011, ia meninggalkan Qatar dan memutuskan untuk tinggal di Indonesia. Dia kemudian mulai belajar bahasa Indonesia dan juga sempat menimba ilmu bahasa Inggris di Malaysia pada tahun 2012. Minatnya pada produksi film, membawanya untuk belajar film di sebuah akademi film di Kota Yogyakarta. Pada tahun 2016, ia bertemu dengan Komunitas Film Montase dan tahun berikutnya ia sudah menjadi anggota tetap. Di sana, ia memperdalam ilmu film dan memproduksi film pendek debutnya, Journey to the Darkness (2017) yang terpilih dalam ajang festival bergengsi Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival (JAFF) dan diputar bersama film-film Asia lainnya dalam segmen Asian Perspectives. Film ini juga membawanya ke beberapa festival besar, baik lokal maupun internasional. Dalam perkembangan, ia juga terlibat sebagai produser dalam film-film produksi Montase Productions, yang juga diapresiasi baik di banyak ajang festival film dan bahkan pernah diundang ke beberapa festival film di Eropa.

 

Mohammad Mozafari is an Iranian who was born in Doha-Qatar, on December 13, 1989. He started watching films in his childhood with his eldest brother Jobe Mozafari who is in love with films and since then he is obsessed with films. In 2011 he was ordered to leave Qatar and he decided to move to Indonesia. He then started taking language courses in Indonesia and also studied English in 2012 in Malaysia. Watching so many films, brought him to the point of having an interest in film productions. In 2016 he met a member of the Montase film Community and decided to learn more about film production. In 2017 after being officially a member of the community, he then decided to start making his first short fiction film (Journey to the Darkness) with his team to experience producing and directing film for the first time. Fortunately, the film officially selected at JAFF (Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival) 2017 and screened alongside of other Asian films in Asian Prespectives category. This was the beginning and (Journey to the Darkness) film, which came from the worst experience of his life, took him to a Journey to the brightness and film was part well-known festivals around the world. He has also involved in several films as a producer and achieved enough appreciation and invited to several festivals in Europe. 

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