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About Zara Zandieh

Zara Zandieh works as an independent filmmaker in Berlin. She studied cinematography at the film school filmArche in Berlin, works as a cinematographer/camera woman for other filmmakers, directs films, makes image films for organizations and gives workshops on filmmaking.

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018The Sea Runs Thru My VeinsExerimental Film Zara ZandiehZara Zandieh Produktion [de]director of photography
2018Caring is Sharing - 10 und Mehr MissyCrowdfunding-Video Zara ZandiehZara Zandieh Produktion [de]editor
2018Caring is Sharing - 10 und Mehr MissyCrowdfunding-Video Zara ZandiehZara Zandieh Produktion [de]director of photography
2017Pirate BoysExerimental FilmPol MerchanPol Merchan Produktion [de]director of photography
2016#DirenayolDocumentaryRüzgâr BuşkiKanka Productionsassistant editor
2016#DirenayolDocumentaryRüzgâr BuşkiKanka Productionsdirector of photography
2015Notes On The Trilogy Of The Interspatiality Of LoveShort FilmDavide Crivelli Filmarche Berlin e.V.director of photography
2014Fucking BerlinIndie Feature FilmFlorian GottschickArenico Productions GmbH [de]electrician
2014Was ist Kreuzberg?ReportMultipleKanka Productionseditor
2014LesMigraS - Was sagst Du dazu?CommercialMultipleLesbenberatung Berlin e.V. [de]editor
2014LesMigraS - Was sagst Du dazu?CommercialMultipleLesbenberatung Berlin e.V. [de]director of photography
2014HappinessShort Documentary Zara Zandieh Filmarche Berlin e.V.director of photography
2013#DirenayolDocumentaryRüzgâr BuşkiKanka Productions2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD
2013Learning to Milk a CowDocumentary Juli SaragosaJuli Saragosa Produktiondirector of photography
2012ZimaShort FilmMarcus HeepFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrelectrician
2012Finding a Place to SleepShort Film Juli SaragosaJuli Saragosa Produktiondirector of photography
2011MomentumShort Film Boris SeewaldSeewald & Hanna UGelectrician
2011Fragments of AvaShort Film Zara Zandieh Filmarche Berlin e.V.director of photography

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2016HappinessAchtung BerlinKurzfilmNominated
2015HappinessDOK LeipzigKurzer Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm - Dt. WettbeNominated

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge), German (Fluent), Persian / Farsi (Native speaker)
Experience abroadEastern Europe: Poland
Southern Europe: Turkey
Southeast Asia: Afghanistan
Western Europe: Great Britain
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesAthens, Barcelona, Beirut, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, Marseille, Mexico-City, New York, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Teheran, Tel Aviv, Toulouse