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About the Iranian Cinema Research Award

About the Annual Research Award of the Iranian Cinema

In the year 2016, this reward was founded by the Deputy Minister of Technology Development and Cinema Studies of the Cinema Organization,with the aim of strengthening the relationship between Iranian cinema and research:

The First Award (2017): During that period, the collection and evaluation of cinematic research works had been planned for the past six years in which 110 works (including 52 articles, 36 dissertations, and 24 independent studies) were judged. Finally, 33 titles entered the final evaluation stage.

The Second Award (2018): During that period, 91 research works (including 34 articles, 34 dissertations, 19 independent researches and 4 miscellaneous works) reached the secretariat. The selection committee reviewed all the entries, and 33 titles entered the evaluation and judging stage.

The Third Award (2019): During that period, 95 research works (including 21 articles, 53 dissertations, 13 independent researches) reached the secretariat. The selection committee reviewed all the entries, and 50 titles entered the evaluation and judging stage.

The Fourth Award (2020): This course of the awards started its work in November 2020 with the following goals:

- Promotion of the event from the national to the international level, to take a step in the direction that with its continuation, Iranian cinema turns to an issue of discussion in the world's scientific and research circles.

- Changing the direction towards "producing" research works instead of "collecting" the available research works

- Development of interdisciplinary connections (theater, literature, architecture and urban planning, sociology, economics, information technology, etc.)

- Production of visual content of Iranian and foreign experts and thinkers about the relationship between cinema and research

The Policy Council for the 4th Annual Research Award of the Iranian Cinema

Dr. Mohammad Rahmati (Head of the Policy council)

Dr. Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari (Scientific Chair)

Dr. Gholamhossein Rahimi Sha'rbaf

Dr. Ahmad Zabeti-Jahromi

Dr. Ahmad Alasti

Dr. Hassan Khojaste

Dr. Mamoud Arbabi

Dr. Ruhollah Hosseini

Dr. Mohammad-Bagher Ghahremani

Dr. Mohammad Solgi

Dr. Farshad Fereshte-Hekmat

Dr. Fatemeh Hosseini-Shakib

Mr. Fereydoun Jeyrani

Mr. Mohammad-Reza Aslani

Mr. Mohammad-Ali Najafi