The White Whale

Long years ago, a young man has lost his close friends in an air attack on a big river. After 30 years, He is looking for their remains. A White Whale is the only sign he has.

  • Amir Mehran
    Director
  • Amir Mehran
    Writer
  • Amir Mehran
    Producer
  • Jalal Naeimi
    Key Cast
    "Animator"
  • Naeim Azad
    Key Cast
    "Concept and Background Designer"
  • Abolfazl Boroumandi
    Key Cast
    "Character Designer"
  • Pejman Khalili
    Key Cast
    "Composer"
  • Arash Ghasemi
    Key Cast
    "Sound Designer"
  • Mohammad Ghasemi
    Key Cast
    "Sound Designer"
  • Masoud T.Momeni
    Key Cast
    "VFX and 3d Compositor"
  • Amir Mehran
    Key Cast
    "Compositor and Editor"
  • Amar Ghanbarzade
    Key Cast
    "Storyboard Artist"
  • Hamidreza Fatourehchian
    Key Cast
    "Color Grading"
  • Borna Jamshidi
    Key Cast
    "Color Grading"
  • Mohammad Shahrabi
    Key Cast
    "3D Modeler"
  • A Documentary and Experimental Film Center production
    Key Cast
    "Production Company"
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 20, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Sooreh Art university
  • Warsaw International Film Festival
    warsaw
    Poland
    October 14, 2020
    World
    Best Short Animated Award
  • Frames Film Festival
    Mumbai
    India
    April 14, 2021
    Asian Premiere
    international competition section
  • Gbeck future film festival
    prince Edwards Island
    Canada
    Nominated for best short animation
  • USA Film Festival
    Texas
    United States
    April 25, 2021
    US premiere
    Finalist competition section
  • Shanghai International Film Festival
    Shanghai
    China
    June 16, 2021
    Asian Premiere
    International panorama
  • River Film Festival
    Padua
    Italy
    July 20, 2021
    Padua- Italy
    Official Selection
  • Zabut InternationalAnimated Short Film Festival
    Messina
    Italy
    July 25, 2021
    Messina
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Fahimeh Poorghasem
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Amir Mehran

Born in 1981, Sabzevar- Iran, Amir Mehran is studying M.A. in Animation Directing at Sooreh Art University and he has B.A. degree in Animation Directing from Iran Broadcast University, Tehran.
Filmography
. The White Whale (2020. Animation)
. Tree (2019. Music Video. 3Min)
. Immanence (2017. Music Video. 2 Min)
. The Butterfly Man (2013. Cutout Animation. 8 Min)
. Night of the Lamb (2012. 2d Computer Animation. 11 Min)
. Aperture (2012. 3d Computer Animation. 7 Min)
. Silent City (2009. 2d Computer Animation. 7 Min)
. Cold Blood (2008.Experimental. 7 Min)
. The Lost Waves (2005. traditional Animation. 7 Min)

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