24min | English | Igal Hecht
Born during the height of the Iran, Iraq war in Iran, Rouzbeh Heydari has been directing, producing, writing, and editing award winning content for a decade. His latest feature film Neon Lights, starring Sons of Anarchy star Kim Coates and Dana Abraham is scheduled for a fall release in 2021. Rouzbeh has written and directed 5 short films that have all screened at many international film festivals and have won various awards. Rouzbeh’s first full length fiction film, Together Again was a project filmed in Iran and had incredible box office success inside the country, but due to its sensitive/social-political subject matter was not allowed by the Iranian government to be screened internationally.
In 2019 Rouzbeh completed directing and producing a web-doc series for Telus tackling the issues of addiction and mental health through a musical approach named Cypher, which won top prize in documentary at the Toronto International Shorts Film Festival. A Hundred Lies is Rouzbeh's next film, starring Rob Raco (Riverdale), Dana Abraham (Neon Lights) Humberly Gonzalez (Ginny & Georgia) and Brandon McKnight (The Flash) was scheduled to go to camera in June 2021.