The Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to produce "Tehranis", a comedy which will be directed by Iranian filmmaker Kamshad Kooshan. The film is about an Iranian family that has left Tehran to live in Los Angeles, Kooshan told the Persian service of the Fars News Agency.
It narrates the paradoxes an Iranian family faces during their sojourn in the United States, he said.
The plot of the film written in Persian and English has already been confirmed by Sony Pictures, however, as yet the film script has not, but should be approved as well, he added.
Iranian-born & Bay Area film director, screenwriter and film producer , Kamshad Kooshan, immigrated to the United States at the age of Sixteen. He has been involved with photography since the age of 12 and has had many exhibitions. Additionally he has directed full length plays in various San Francisco venues and has written and published many short stories, among them, Moonlit Garden, a collection of short stories published by Raha Press.
Since graduating from San Francisco State University and studying at American Conservatory of Theatre, Kamshad Kooshan has written and directed three short films, with the last one, The Last Illusion touring such venues as American Film Institute and UCLA Film & Television Archive. He has taught at the Graduate Motion Picture & Video department of Academy of Art University in San Francisco for four years. Surviving Paradise is his feature debut and the first American film by an Iranian-American filmmaker distributed in North America.
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