Ashkan Nematian born 1988 -Iran        lives and works in Linz / Austria

ashkan.nematian.1988@gmail.com

 

 

After Ten years of working in the field of photography and after six years of intensive work in the film, he traveled to Austria to study media. From October two thousand and fourteen He has started to study timebaseed and interactive media at the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz . His works (Photos and videos) have been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions and festivals.

 

 Exhibitions, awards and honors

 

 

WINTER SEASON 2017 WINNER

  selected as the best long short film at the New Classic Cinema Film festival by the film    

   Residency, Seattle, USA, 2017.

 

• nominated for the best long short film at the New Classic Cinema Film festival by the film

   Residency, Seattle, USA, 2017.

 

• nominated for the best director at the New Classic Cinema Film festival by the film Residency,  

  Seattle, USA, 2017.

 

• nominated for  the best supporting actor (Sakher Almonem) at the New Classic Cinema Film festival by the

  film Residency, Seattle, USA, 2017.

 

 • Participated in “Tanzhafen Festival Linz” by the film: “Residency”, Austria 2017 

 

• Talents on Stage Austrian Cultural Forum, Tehran, Iran, 2017

 

• Production the Short film “Residency”, Linz, Austria, 2016

 

• Production the Short film “The Wolf”, Linz, Austria, 2016 

 

• As Director of Photography (DOP) Participated in “ A time during the day” Short film, 2016 

 

• As Director of Photography (DOP) Participated in “Crossing Europe film festival Linz” by the film: “ein feste

  Karakter”,  2016

 

• Screening in museum of contemporary art Ars Aevi, Sarajevo in March by the film "Dummy" 2016

 

• Production the Short film “Dummy”, Linz, Austria, 2016

 

 • Studententum III video presented in body sound Space, Linz, Austria, 2016

 

 • Studententum III video presented in Kapu, Linz, Austria, June. 2015

 

 • Studententum III video in body sound space, Linz, Austria, 2015

 

 • Production the film “An OrdinaryWaltz II”, Linz, Austria, 2016

 

• Participated in “Crossing Europe film festival Linz” by the film: “An Ordinary Waltz”, 2015

 

 • Participated in “See.me” photography festival, New York, USA, 2013

 

 • Photo projection onto a massive skyscraper in “See.me” photography festival,  New York, USA, 2013

 

 • Participated in film market of “Clermont” film festival, by the films: “like a secret that the movement unfold

   that” and “The Unexpected Event”, France, 2010

 

 • Published Photos in the book: “Wet Lens” (a selection of the best photos of Markazi province), Iran, 2009

 

 • A group photo exhibition in “AZAD UNIVERSITY”, 2009

 

 • Participated in “WELSE” photography festival, England, 2009

 

 • Jury’s special award in “SIMREH” photography festival, 2009

 

 • Selected in “Image of Year” photography festival, 2007 and 2008

 

 • Participated in “THE BETTER LIFE” photography festival, 2008

 

 • The fifth award in “ASHURA” photography festival, Iran, 2008

 

 • Participated in “international short film festival of Tehran” by the film: “like a secret that  the movement unfold

   that”, 2007

 

 • Jury’s special award in “ABRANG” photography festival, 2007

 

 • Jury’s special award in “ROSHD” photography festival, Iran, 2007

 

 • Participated in “UNICEF” photography festival, Germany, 2007

 

 • Participated in “ART UNIVERSITY” photography festival, Iran, 2006

 

 • Appreciated as the best artist of the Province Markazi, Iran, 2006

 

 • The second award in “GRAPHIC” festival, Arak, 2006

 

 • Participated in “ASHURA” photography festival, Iran, 2006

 

 • The second award in “CHILDREN” photography festival, Iran, 2006

 

 • A solo photo exhibition, Iran, 2006

 

 • A group photo exhibition, Iran, 2005

 

 • The third award in “FADJR” photography festival, Iran, 2005