Film, television director, screenwriter and director of photography, born in Ardebil, Iran, in 1975. He completed a Master of Degree from the Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran.
Since 1995 he has been directing short films that have screened worldwide to over one hundred film festivals and won several awards including a Best Film of the One Shot Movie Film Festival in London, England (2016), Best Experimental Film of the Brooklyn Film Festival in Brooklyn, the U.S. (2016), Best Director of the European International Film Festival in Moscow, Russia (2016), Grand Prix of the Samart International Film Festival in Moscow, Russia (2015), Best Film of the Tehran International Short Film Festival in Tehran, Iran (2012) and so …
Currently he lives in Los Angeles, the U.S. and he is working intensively on the realisation of his feature film.
Cinematographer raised in Toronto, Ontario, currently working in London, England. He received a BFA from York University in 1996. Cushing gained experience by working as a Camera Assistant and Electronic Cameraman in the Toronto film industry through its boom in the late 90s on film projects such as Cypher (2002), X-Men (2000) and Frequency (2000) as well as numerous television movies and shows including Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict and Mutant X amassing a long list of television, short film and corporate credits. Highlights include the short film Sam’s Lake (2002) the strength of which saw it remade as a feature for which he shot some additional scenes; the surprise Indie super hero hit Sidekick (2005); and the British horror S.N.U.B! (2008). Other features include Booked Out (2012), Love’s Kitchen (2011) and 13Hrs/ Night Wolf (2010).