Director Biography – Mohammad Khaki (PARADOXICAL DREAM)

Mohammad Khaki is an IRANIAN-AMERICAN award winning Director and Cinematographer Film Maker.


Born in Tehran, Iran, grew up in Santa Barbara , California.

His passion in analog photography End up in studying Visual Arts in college resulting many official selections in exhibitions and publications.
He obtained his PhD of Entrepreneurship from the University of Lyon, France.

Much of his work in the last ten years has focused on Fashion Videography
His first short film ” Paradoxical Dream “ starring Paniz Rahnama is currently in festivals circuit, winning numerous accolades.

He is an assistant Professor in Azad University.


He is also a professional Tanboor Player Participated in some major concerts
He is fluent in English, farsi and also spent 5 years learning chinese.

Director Statement

Paradoxical Dream is my first short film, after being involved in many fashion art video projects, i decided to make the Paradoxical Dream by the lowest budget possible, i acted as writer, director, editor, Cinematographer and Sound Designer .


Even though we have many limitations because of the COVID-19 , we were able to finish the project , i hope you enjoy .
Special thanks to Paniz Rahnama, and Shamim Ghanbari for being so supportive.

Author: experimentalfilmfestival

Festival occurs 4 times a year. Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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