Naghmeh Farzaneh

Animator, Motion Graphic artist, concept Designer

Immigration is a new chapter in one's life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one's life down paths different from the one imagined. This film is an autobiographical account of the director's experience with immigration.



Winner, Audience Award, Best short animated film, San Francisco Independent Film Festival, 2017

Winner, Best Student Director, San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2017

Finalist, 60th CINE Golden Eagle, USA,2017

Finalist, Heartland Film Festival , Indianapolis, 2016

Winner, Special Mention, International Short film Festival Oberhausen, Germany, 2017

Winner, Best film in the Elephant Programme, Animateka Festival, Slovenia, 2016

Winner, Best animated Short Film, Hong Kong Art-house Film Festival, 2016

Winner, 2nd place, student Films, 47th ASIFA East Animation Festival, New York, NY, 2016

Winner, Faculty Award, School of Film and Animation, RIT, Rochester, NY, 2016

Winner, Designation in Fine art - Animation/Semi Finalist, Adobe Achievement Award, 2016

Special Jury Award, New Orleans Film Festival, New Orleans, 2016

Semi Finalist, Iranian Film Festival, San Francisco, 2017

Jury Special Mention, Festival du film court en plein air de Grenoble,France, 2017




63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany, 2017

25th Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2017

ITFS- 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, Germany, 2017

Tricky Women Festival, Austria, 2017

Savannah Film Festival , Savannah, 2016

Mosaic World Film Festival

Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days, Istanbul, Turkey, 2017

Animaphix International Animation Festival, Sicily, Italy, 2017

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, San Francisco, 2017

30th Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, UK, 2016

Manchester Animation Festival, UK, 2016

Animation Block party, Brooklyn, 2016

Sydney World Film Festival (summer edition), Australia  2017

18th San Diego Asian Film Festival , San diego, 2017

TAAFI, Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, Toronto, Canada,2016

Anibar Animation Festival, Albania, 2016

57th ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL, Czech Republic, 2017

La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy,  2017

Northwest Animation Festival, Oregon, 2017

VAFI - International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin, 2017

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME), New Mexico, 2017

Universe Multicultural Film Festival, CA, 2017

The West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival, 2017

Columbus International Film and video Festival, Ohio, 2017

Animac, Mostra Internacional de Cinema D’Animacio’ de Catallunua, 2017

Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey, 2017

Athens International Film and Video Festival, Ohio, 2017

Festival du film court en plein air de Grenoble, France, 2017

Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art , Ukraine, 2017

Drawtastic’s 2D or not 2D Animation Festival, Seattle,WA, 2017

VOID - International Animation Film Festival

Reggio Film Festival, Italy, 2016

Peace Builder Film Festival, New Delhi, India, 2016

Orlando Film Festival, 2016

Manhattan Independent Film Festival, New York, 2016

South Texas Underground Film Festival,2016

RIT Honor Show, Rochester institute of Technology,NY, 2016

Euro Fest, European International Film Festival,St. Petersburg, Russia 2016

Iranian Film Festival Zurich , 2016

Immigration film Festival, DC, 2016

Athens ANIMFEST, Athens, Greece, 2016

Anifilm, Troben , Czech Republic, 2016

Golden kuker-Sofia" Festival, Bulgaria, 2016

Doc Sunback Film Festival, Mulvane, Kansas, 2016

Film Score and Scruffy City Film & Music festival, Knoxville, TN, 2016

Capital City Film Festival, Lansing, MI,2016

La Feminista Series, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

Vaughan Film Festival, Vaughan, Canada, 2016

Los Angeles CineFest, CA, 2016