Amir Masoud Soheili is an awarded filmmaker, festival director and programmer. He was one of the seven most honored Iranian short filmmakers in 2015. He was born in 1988 in Mashhad, Iran. He studied cinema in Indonesia and South Korea. With his second short film BLUE EYED BOY (2014), he won twenty international awards from more than 140 international film festivals. He was a member of the juries of Yogya Netpac Asian Film Festival, Viddsee Juree awards in Indonesia, Avanca International Film Festival in Portugal, SAARC Film Festival in Sri Lanka and International Documentary, Short Film Festival of Kerala in India and Malatya International Film Festival in Turkey. He is also a co-founder and creative director of Asia Peace Film Festival in Pakistan. His last short film, ELEPHANTBIRD, was shot in Afghanistan.