Armin Etemadi, born on 24th September 1989, got his M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2015. Afterwards he embarked on cinema studies and completed a full course on filmmaking at the Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS) and got his master of filmmaking degree. There he directed some experimental and student short films. His first professional short film named “The Woman Who Laughs” (2021) won 3 international awards and officially selected for up to 12 international film festivals. He is also into writing about cinema and women studies. He collaborated with Zanan-e Emrooz (Modern Women), the only professional magazine in Iran exclusively for Iranian women’s issues.