Ali Parandian (b.1982) is a Norwegian-Iranian film
director, teacher and producer of music and sound
art. He was born i Tehran, Iran and raised up in
Norway.
In his formative years he was exposed to a great
amount of films as he used to work in his families
video rental store in Oslo east. !
As a teenager he got interested in producing music,
sound art‚ photography, and poetry.
In his mid-twenties he decided to study sound design
at The Norwegian National Film School (2017-2010) and
frem then on he went to do sound design, sound
editing, sound installations and composing music for
film, theatre, and dance productions before moving on
to make his first short fiction film NO MAN IS AN
ISLAND (2017). In 2018 he was awarded with the Amanda
Award for Best Short Film 2018, the Norwegian Oscar/
Bafta for his debut. He is a regular guest teacher at
Westerdals, Kristiania College in Oslo. He still
produces music and sound art. And occasionally he
still collaborates with other filmmakers as !
sound designer, sound editor, editor, and composer.
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AWARDS
2018 - Amanda Award, The Norwegian National Film Award for Best Short Film
2018 - Dokufest, Prizren, Kosovo - Int. Docu and Short Film Festival, “Special Mention for Best Short Film”
2018 - The Norwegian Short Film Festival - “Honorable Mention for Best Short Film”
2018 - Minimalen Short Film Festival - “Best Norwegian Film”
2017 - Bergen International Film Festival - “Best Norwegian Short Film”
FILMOGRAPHY!
2017 - NO MAN IS AN ISLAND 28 min!
2013 - JOURNEY 5 min!
OTHER
ANICCA PICTURES - film production company!
IMDB - Ali Parandian!
Music - Ali Parandian
SOCIAL MEDIA
Instagram
Facebook!
NO MAN IS ISLAND - INFO
Facebook page
NRK - watch NO MAN IS AN ISLAND (geo-blocked to Norway only)
Norwegian Film Institute
NO MAN IS ISLAND - REVIEWS (in Norwegian)
VårtOslo
Rushprint - En uvanlig musikalsk debut
Rushprint - En ekte innvandrers betroelser
Z Filmtidsskrift!
Montages