GHOLAM FILMS is an independent production company based in London run by producer/director Zadoc Nava and the British-Iranian artist Mitra Tabrizian.

We are committed to producing innovative and ground-breaking films for an international audience.

GHOLAM is the debut feature film by the Mitra Tabrizian, starring Shahab Hosseini (winner of the Grand Jury prize for Best Actor award at Cannes in 2016 for Asghar Farhadi's Oscar winner The Salesman).

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THE INSIDER is an experimental, short film collaboration between Mitra Tabrizian and Booker Prize winning author, Ben Okri. A poetic contemplation on Albert Camus’s ‘The Outsider’ (1942).

Forthcoming screenings: British Museum and Smithsonian Institute, Washington.

THE FAR MOUNTAINS, the new feature film project by writer/director Mitra Tabrizian, co-writer Cyrus Massoudi and producer Zadoc Nava, is a surreal, coming-of-age drama set in Iran with Shahab Hosseini.

In development with the BFI.

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LOST AT SEA (in development) is a feature film project, helmed by Zadoc Nava, and based on the true story of two men cast adrift in the Pacific ocean for 14 months. It is an extraordinary story of survival and the intense friendship between two strangers.

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MITRA TABRIZIAN - WRITER/DIRECTOR
Mitra is an Iranian-British award-winning artist and filmmaker. She has directed three short films and her debut feature film GHOLAM (Platinum Remi Award for First Feature, Houston International World Fest, 2017). Along with the film’s producer, she was also included on London/Evening Standard LODESTAR inaugural list of 25 of the London’s most promising filmmakers and creative talents (2019) and was long-listed for BIFA Debut Screenwriter and The Discovery Award (2018).

Mitra's photographic work has been exhibited and published widely and is represented in major international museums and public collections, including the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Solo museum shows include
Tate Britain, London (2008). She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale Iranian pavilion (2015) and is a recipient of several photographic awards, including the Royal Academy ‘Rose Award for Photography’ (2013) and was recently included on Royal Photographic Society's '100 Heroines' list. Her most recent photography book is published by Kerber (2019). www.mitratabrizian.com

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ZADOC NAVA - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
Zadoc produced Mitra’s shorts THE PREDATOR (2004) and THE INSIDER (2018) as well as her debut feature GHOLAM. He has directed numerous shorts, documentaries and cinema commercials.

Zadoc was selected for
Berlin Talent, (2017), Film London/Evening Standard LODESTAR inaugural list of 25 of the London’s most promising filmmakers and creative talents (2019) and long-listed for the BIFA Discovery Award (2018) for his role on GHOLAM.

His photographic work has been exhibited and published widely with solo shows in UK and Ireland.
www.zadocnava.com

GHOLAM FILMS is an independent film production company based in London run by producer/director Zadoc Nava and British-Iranian artist Mitra Tabrizian.

GHOLAM is the debut feature film by the Mitra Tabrizian, starring Shahab Hosseini (winner of the Grand Jury prize for Best Actor award at Cannes in 2016 for Asghar Farhadi's Oscar winner The Salesman).

Please click here for more info.

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THE INSIDER is an experimental, short film collaboration between Mitra Tabrizian and Booker Prize winning author, Ben Okri. A poetic contemplation on Albert Camus’s ‘The Outsider’ (1942).

Forthcoming screenings: British Museum and Smithsonian Institute, Washington.

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THE FAR MOUNTAINS, the new feature film project by writer/director Mitra Tabrizian, co-writer Cyrus Massoudi and producer Zadoc Nava, is a surreal, coming-of-age drama set in Iran with Shahab Hosseini.

In development with the BFI.

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LOST AT SEA (in development) is a feature film project, helmed by Zadoc Nava, and based on the true story of two men cast adrift in the Pacific ocean for 14 months. It is an extraordinary story of survival and the intense friendship between two strangers.

MITRA TABRIZIAN - WRITER/DIRECTOR
Mitra is an Iranian-British award-winning artist and filmmaker. She has directed three short films and her debut feature film GHOLAM (Platinum Remi Award for First Feature, Houston International World Fest, 2017). Along with the film’s producer, she was also included on London/Evening Standard LODESTAR inaugural list of 25 of the London’s most promising filmmakers and creative talents (2019) and was long-listed for BIFA Debut Screenwriter and The Discovery Award (2018).

Mitra's photographic work has been exhibited and published widely and is represented in major international museums and public collections, including the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Solo museum shows include
Tate Britain, London (2008). She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale Iranian pavilion (2015) and is a recipient of several photographic awards, including the Royal Academy ‘Rose Award for Photography’ (2013) and was recently included on Royal Photographic Society's '100 Heroines' list. Her most recent photography book is published by Kerber (2019). www.mitratabrizian.com

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ZADOC NAVA - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
Zadoc produced Mitra’s shorts THE PREDATOR (2004) and THE INSIDER (2018) as well as her debut feature GHOLAM. He has directed numerous award-winning shorts, documentaries and cinema commercials.

Zadoc was selected for
Berlin Talent, (2017), Film London/Evening Standard LODESTAR inaugural list of 25 of the London’s most promising filmmakers and creative talents (2019) and long-listed for the BIFA Discovery Award (2018) for his role on GHOLAM.

His photographic work has been exhibited and published widely with solo shows in UK and Ireland.
www.zadocnava.com