About Us

The first short film support company in Iran holds “6th Khorshid Film Festival” as the first and only particular cinematic event in Iran. Short Film Support aims to recognize and support independent short film cinema with creative and experimental structure in order to emphasize on necessity of developing the production of these noteworthy works and introduce this cinema as the one based on thought and creativity.

About the festival:

 Khorshid film festival, directed by Mehdi Yarmohamadi, is the first and only festival of independent and experimental short films in Iran that is held by Short Film Support company and Mehdi Yarmohamadi( founder). This festival has an impressive role in introducing Iranian creative short filmmakers and their works to international community.

Goals of the festival:

·         To expand and value independent short films and videos with creative, experimental, modernist, pioneer and artistic approach.

·         To emphasize on the necessity of developing the production of the valuable experimental and creative works in Iranian cinema and introduce this cinema as the innovative and influential cinema of Iran to the international community.

·         To encourage and develop the partnership of the private departments in independent and experimental cinema.

·         To recognize and support the best shorts and independent experimental.

·         To make the culture of honoring the human being, world and profound humanistic values via short films, independent experimental short films, and support the production and presentation of these kinds of works.

·         To increase the technical and qualitative level of Iranian short film makers’ works in order to conform them to the international standards.

·         To support the winners of the festival in their production processes.