Fateme Ahmadi


Born and raised in Shiraz, Iran, Fateme Ahmadi was awarded first prize in the Literature Olympiads, a nationwide humanities competition, granting her permission to complete two undergraduate courses simultaneously. Fateme completed degrees in Persian Literature and Filmmaking at Tehran University and The Art University of Tehran, respectively. In 2009, she completed the MA General Linguistics course at the Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies in Tehran before becoming the first individual awarded a scholarship from Magic of Persia to attend the two-year MA Filmmaking program at The London Film School. During the course, Fateme wrote, edited, and directed more than ten short films, including four documentaries for BBC World. Fateme is now working towards her feature film, set in both London and Tehran.

Fateme Ahmadi

MA Filmmaking
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Graduation film

One Thousand & One Teardrops

On her first day of school, little Louly is faced with a question: what should she wear? The ugly school uniform or whatever she wants? Luckily, she is visited by a magic teardrop-keeper who helps her make a choice by telling the story of how the women of her nation, Iran, have strived to answer this question for 200 years.
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LFS Filmography

One Thousand & One Teardrops (animation), WRITER/DIRECTOR, HD, 15m, LFS, 2013
Dear Mr. Wind, EDITOR, Alexa, 15m 22s, LFS, 2013
Ja'far khan Has Returned From West, WRITER/DIRECTOR, HD Canon, 14m, Clan Productions, 2012
Glen Echo, EDITOR, HD Canon, 4am Films & Curb Denizen Productions, 2012
Handle with care, EDITOR, Alexa, 12m, LFS, 2012
Ten Nights of Poetry, WRITER/DIRECTOR, HD, Canon, 26m, Clan Productions, 2012
Like Spinning Plates, EDITOR/SOUND RECORDIST, 35mm colour, 12m, LFS, 2011
No Snow This Year, EDITOR/SOUND RECORDIST, 35mm B&W, 13m, LFS, 2010
If I Should Die, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 16mm colour, 12m, LFS, 2010
In The West Of London, WRITER/DIRECTOR, HD Digital Camera, 2m 32s, European Commission Representative in UK, 2010
Summer & The Soldier, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 16mm colour, 3m 41s, LFS, 2010
Companions, EDITOR, 16mm B&W, 6m, LFS, 2010
Occasion, WRITER/DIRECTOR, HD Sony Xperia Z1, 14m 46s, Iranian Youth Cinema Society, 2008
Life, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 16mm B&W, 60s, Art University Tehran/Cinema & Theatre College, 2006


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