TEHRAN, May 09 (ISNA)-Nine nominees from Iran's cinema industry in Asia-Pacific festival awards of 2007 have been selected for the membership of the festival's academy.
Kioumars Pourahmad, Vaheed Mousaeian, Hassan Aqa Karimi, Rakhshan Bani Etemad, Mohsen Abodlvahab, Hooman Behmanesh, Habib Ahmadzade, Baran Kosari and Mehrdad Sediqian all won awards of different sections of the Asia-Pacific festival in 2007.
The Asia-Pacific cinema academy has been established recently and will be introduced in Cannes film festival on May 16.
The academy members' vote will be counted for the Asia-Pacific competitive section.
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