|Farshid was born in 1981 in Tehran, Iran. He started his career as a short film director when he was only fifteen years old. Since 1998, he has edited over 20 short films. He graduated in M.A. of Dramatic Arts in 2007 and completed the masters in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Melbourne, Australia in 2017. He taught Film Editing in I.Y.C.S, from 2005 to 2010. He directed 12 short films and documentaries and participated in a variety of national and international festivals around the world. He won Best Short Film for “Blind Owl Wedding Hall” in the most prestigious Iranian Film Festival – Fajr Film Festival award. In 2012 he moved to Australia to continue his education and make films in a new area. He has recently released his mid length documentary film “The Drowned Dreams” in Australia.
In 2013 and 2016 he was a jury member of “Short Soup Film Festival” and “Wordless International Short Film Festival” in Sydney. Farshid has been working more than 2.5 years on his first feature documentary about Peter Roberts, the only Australian Music Thanatologist. “From Music into Silence” will share Peter’s story who changed his life to offer peace and calmness to people facing their final moments.