Komeil Soheili, is an awarded freelance documentary filmmaker. He has been nominated in the most important Iranian film festival as a best director, and lots of other festivals. He has the experience in cooperating with prestigious channels like National Geographic, VPRO, IRIB and etc. His documentaries are mostly about Social issues like tolerance, environment, cultural diversities and children. He has MA degree in Cultural Studies and Media from the most prestigious university in Iran. His research thesis was about “representation of everyday life of Iranian youth generation in Iran modern cinema”. He got also one-year scholarship in Film Studies in ISI Jogja Indonesia and six months production course in Asian Film School in Busan, South Korea. He is also a founder of a volunteer non-profit peace project: “Iran: Untold Stories”.
Honors and Awards – Nominated for best director in 34th Fajr Film Festival for “Freedom”, Best Environmental Documentary, Special award in 13th Mashhad Fajr Film Festival for Directing “Freedom”, Won best documentary research and plot for “Sacrifice” in the Second “Sama” Film Festival – Tehran, Iran, Nominated for best research in documentary film for “Sacrifice”, Official Selection in 46th International Roshd Film Festival, “Laleh Complex” , Official selection in 10th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verite, Best Documentary for “Cold Birth” and “Laleh Complex”.