A child escapes the Iranian Revolution and grows up a refugee in Sweden. Then via Chicago, Milan, Paris, and NYC – with a career as a model, author, journalist, and TV-show host, she becomes a Chihuahua-owner in Los Feliz. As well as a writer/director.
5’10, born under the sign of Aquarius, she graduated from the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, the Fox Filmmakers Lab, and the Universal Director’s Initiative, after making 5 short films that went to super amazing festivals and led to a shelf of trophies.
She drives a Fiat 500x and has won 19 screenplay awards so far.