Private Project

Silence

A young deaf mother has a hard job,She cleans out side of high buildings when she is on ropes. One day some thing strange happens to her ,she saves a human.

  • Maryam Pirband
    Director
  • maryam Pirband
    Writer
  • Job Film Festival
    Producer
  • Sedreh Shakeri
    Key Cast
  • Nima Jafari Jozani
    Editor
  • Alireza Barazadeh
    Director Of photography
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 6, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Persian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Job Film Festival
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    August 15, 2014
    Job Film Festival Iran
    Best Director Award
  • Tehran International Film Festival
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    October 15, 2015
  • Image Of The Year film & Photo festival(Tassvir Sal)
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    October 15, 2014
  • Khorshid Film Festival
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • lady filmmakers beverly hills 2016
    Los Aangeles
    United States
  • pipa film festival Brazile 2017
    Rio
    Brazil
    February 6, 2017
  • SOUTH GEORGIA FILM FESTIVAL 2017
    SOUTH GEORGIA,VALDOSTA
    United States
    March 4, 2017
  • Action On Film International festival 2017
    Las Vegas
    United States
    Best Female Director Short Award
  • Marina Del Ray International Film Festival2017
    Marina Del Ray
    United States
    October 4, 2017
  • Europian International Film Festival 2017
    Saint petersburg
    Russian Federation
    May 8, 2017
    Finalist
Director Biography - Maryam Pirband

MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS:

Alliance Of Women Directors of America (AWD),Iranian Short Film Association (ISFA) of House of Cinema; IYCC Higher Institute of Cinema; International Stunt & Action Federation (ISAF); Arasbaran Art and Culture Center, Film Club of Tehran; Art and Experience Cinema,Iranian youth cinematographer institute, Institute and Society of Iranian Youth Film Makers


EDUCATION:
Azusa Pacific University USA- Master in Screenwriting
Azad University, Tehran-Central Campus,IRAN
B.A. in Economics-Commercial

Society of Iranian Youth Film Makers
One-Year Course in movie Directing

Youth Filmmakers association of Iran
Three- year course in movie Directing

Abadi Stunt School
One-Year Course in Stunt Performance and Design

Two-Year Course Business English (Cambridge)


EXPERIENCE:



Administrative positions :

Budget analysts and accountants , IRAN AIR LINES , 10 years


JURY PANEL MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS
2010-2016
International/national Jury Panel Member, in charge of selection of various festivals such as:


Main Jury member , Parvaz International Film Festival, 2017,IRAN
Main Jury Member International AOF Film Festival USA 2017
Main Jury Member International AOF Film Festival USA 2016
Main Jury Member International Salman International Film Festival 2016,IRAN
Selection Committee member of Erbil International Film Festival, 2014,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member ,Nihal Short Film Festival, 2013IRAN,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Head of the Jury Panel Team of The Women Short Film Festival, 2013,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member ,Solaymanieh Chira Documentary Film Festival, 2013,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member , Salamat International Film Festival, 2014,IRAN







Movie DIRECTOR, SCRIPTWRITER AND PRODUCER 2006 - Present

Directed, written and produced numerous internationally and nationally acclaimed titles such as:

The Smell of Life (Short Film;2006): Director and Producer
Caravan (Documentary Film;2006): Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Sometimes I miss Myself (Short Film; 2007)-Director
Kimia's Murmur (Documentary Film; 2007): Director and Scriptwriter
Chain of Enthusiasm (Documentary Film;2008): Director and Scriptwriter
P6 (Short Film;2009): Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
The House Is Safe (Short Film; 2010): Director and Scriptwriter
Shoot (Short Film; 2010): Director and Scriptwriter
Hanaii (Documentary Film;2011)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
I Am the Stern (Documentary Film;2008 -2012)-Director, Co-Scriptwriter and Producer
Dance With Me (Short Film; 2012): Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Silence (short film 2013): Director, Scriptwriter
A Short Mistake (short film 2013): Director
My Portion (short documentary 2014): Director, writer, producer
Sel & Coin (documentary 90 min, 2014): Director, Head of Research Team, Writer
Perplexity ( TV series 2015): Director , writer , Research
Fermysk (short film 2017) : Director, writer, producer
living With The Enemy ( feature 90 minute, 2017) : writer
Flying Season ( feature 90 minutes, pre production) : Writer

Also directed numerous Commericials for TV ,Trailers,Industrial movies and Music Videos.



PROFESSIONAL FILM AND CINEMA ACTING

Performed leading and supporting roles in numerous movie productions such as:

Stranger (Feature Film; by Masoud Rashidi.2006)
Life Murmur (Feature Film; by Mostafa Valiabdi.2007)
Straight to heaven (Feature Film; by Hosein Tabrizi.2007)
Passenger (Short Film; by Mohammad Ali Dustar..2008)
I, You, He (Feature Film; by Sadegh Parvin Ashtiani.2008)
Night of stories (Feature Film; by Sadegh Parvin Ashtiani. 2008)
Friends (Tele-Theatre; by Mohammad Noravesh.2009)
Delkhun (Feature Film; by Mohammad Reza Rahman.2009)
Divorce in Extra Time a (Comedy TV Series; by Mohammad Hosein Latifi.2009)
Nose (Feature Film; by Farzad Motamen.2010)
Victim (Feature Film; by Hossein Saharkhiz2010)
Red garden (Feature Film; by Amir Samavati.2010)
It Can Be The Last (Feature Film; by Jamshid Mahmudi.2010)
Innocent Like A Smile (Feature Film; by Mohammad Reza Mohammadi.2011)
Moon in Water (Feature Film; by Mahdi Musavi Shahri 2010-2012)
Lafunten Restaurant (Short Film; by Hasan Habibzadeh2012)
Hearts Are Aware of Sense (Feature Film; by Jamshid Mahmudi.2012)
Fried fishes (Short Film; by Mohammad Reza Kheradmandan2013)
Plasa Hotel (theater written by Neil Simon & directed by Hani Salehi 2013)
4Season Land Dream (Tv Series .Ali Layeghzadeh.2015)
New Years Gift (short film Directed by : Sara Soheili 2017)
Sayehban (T.V series Directed by : Jamshid Mahmoudi 2017)

PUBLISHED BOOKS (Writer ) :

Triangle : Long Feature Script. Published by : Sorena

Where I Am Standing : A Collection of Scripts by Maryam Pirband. Published by : Sorena

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Acted in various supervisory roles in Movie Industry and Cinema-Oriented Organizations, including Script Supervisor, Director Assistant, Film Research & Development Department Crew, Photographer and Journalist.

Cinema and Arts Journalist/Writer for major publications, Shargh News, Bokhara Magazine (Professional Journal of Art), Sayeh Tehran (Weekly Newspaper),etc.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PARTICIPATION:
2006-Present

Official Selection of The 65th Cannes International Film Festival in Short Film Corner Section for:
'Dance With Me (Short Film; 2012)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Selection of International Seattle Deaf Film Festival USA 2018 for: Silence - Director,writer
Official Selection of International Baku International Festival USA 2017 for: Fermysk( Script)
Official Selection of International Marina Del Ray Film Festival USA 2017 for: Silence - Director,writer
Official Selection of International South Georgia Film Festival USA 2017 for: Silence - Director,writer
Official Selection of International Lady Filmmakers Film Festival USA 2016 for: Silence - Director,writer
Official Selection of International LasVegas screen writing Festival USA 2016 for: Fermysk ( festival finalist)
Official Selection of International PIPPA Film Festival Brazil 2016 for: Silence- Director,writer
Official Selection of International Black Star Film Festival South Africa 2016 for: Dance With Me- Director,producer,writer
Official Selection of FARHANG Foundation Film Festival United States 2016 for: Silence- Director
Official Selection of Mother Film Festival 2015 for: Silence- Director,writer
Official Selection of Khorshid Independent Film Festival 2015 : for My Portion-Director & Producer
Official Selection of Dhaka International Film Festival 2014: for Silence and My Portion-Director & Producer
Official Selection Of Khorshid Independent Film 2014 : for Silence-Director ,writer
Official Selection of Tehran International Film Festival 2013 : for Silence-Director,writer
Official Selection of Job Film Festival 2013 for: Silence (short)(awarded the best director award )-Director and Writer
Official Selection Of American & Iranian Film festival 2013 for: Dance With Me(short) & Hanaii (documentary)-Director and Producer
Official Selection of No To Violence International Film Festival I Kurdistan 2012 For: Dance With Me (short film)-Director and Producer
Official Selection of The 6th Haghighat Film Festival 2012 for: Hanaii(Documentary film)-Director and Producer
Official selection of 29th Tehran international short film festival2012 for: Hanaii(Documentary film)-Director and Producer
Official Selection of 2012 Budapest International Short Film Festival for:
'P6 (Short Film;2009)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Selection of 2012 Italy Independent film festival for :Henaii( Documentary film)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Selection of 2011-Image of the Year Ceremony for: Hanaii (Documentary Film; 2011) -Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Selection of 28th Tehran International short film festival 2011 for: Lafunten Restaurant- Actress
Official Screening of 2011-Image of the Year Ceremony for: Hanaii (Documentary Film; 2011)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer)
Official Selection of 7th International '100' Film Festival in Competition Section for: Shoot (Short Film;2010)- Director and Scriptwriter)
Official Selection of 7th International '100' Film Festival in Competition Section for: The House Is Safe (Short Film;2010)-Director and Scriptwriter)
Official Selection of 27th Tehran International Short Film Festival for: P6 (Short Film; 2009)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer)
Official Selection of 4th International Police Film Festival 2009 for: It Can Be The Last one (Winner Of The Best Film)-Actress
Extra Screening Award for Chosen Film by Audiences' in 27th Tehran International Short Film Festival for: P6 (Short Film; 2009)-Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Screening of 2010-Image of the Year Ceremony for: P6 (Short Film; 2009)- Director, Scriptwriter and Producer
Official Screening in Niavaran Cultural Center for: Chain of Enthusiasm (Documentary Film; 2008)-Director and Scriptwriter)
Official Selection of Tehran Telefilms 2006 for: Night Of Stories (Winner of the Best Film Prize).-Actress


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