Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

  • Name: Sotoodeh Yarmahmoudi
  • Date of Birth: 11 December 1986
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran

Interests

  • Experimental Animation
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Animation
  • Illustration
  • Fine Arts

Education

  • Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting University, Niayesh Hwy, Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran, Iran
    Bachelor of Arts, Digital Arts (Animation), 2006-2010
    Supervisor: Mr. Ravanbakhsh Sadeghi
  • Thames Valley University, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, London, United Kingdom
    Associate Degree, In Computer Animation, 2005-2006
    Supervisor: Jane Dunstan
  • Slough Grammer School, Lascelles Road, Slough SL3 7PR, London, United Kingdom
    Associate Degree, 2003-2005

Certificates

  • Creative Training for Young People (CT4YP), Slough Young People’s Centre (SYPC) [Filmmaking and Youth Arts] London
  • Digital, Media and Performing Arts, Thames region Accrediting
  • Video Post-Production, Thames region Accrediting
  • “Slough Translation & Interpreting Services” London
  • “Youth Arts” Slough Young People's Award, London
  • “Mediation, Conflict Analysis and Teambuilding” Aiksaath; Conflict Resolution Group, London
  • Attained the Tutor Award and Certificates for Science, French, Art and Attendance

Professional Experience

Animations:

  • “Blossom of Hope”, 10:00, Davis CA, 2011
  • “Sensitivity”, 4:00", Tehran, 2009
  • “Traffic”, 3:06", Tehran, 2009
  • “My Mortal Beloved”, 2:09", Tehran, 2009
  • “The Unexpected”, 4:12", Tehran, 2008
  • “Last Hope”, 1:41", Tehran, 2008
  • “Heartbeats”, 1:00", Tehran, 2008
  • “Spider”, 1:42", Tehran, 2008
  • “To Be Or Not To Be”, 2:38", Tehran, 2008
  • “Tear”, 1:39", Tehran, 2007
  • “Precious Life”, 0:50", Tehran, 2007
  • “Together As One”, 2:12", Tehran, 2007
  • “Life After Death”, 0:30", London, 2003

Exhibitions:

  • “2nd Friday Artabout”, Davis CA, USA, 8th July 2011
  • “Personal Characterisation of Sotoodeh Yarmahmoudi” Tehran, IRIB, 8th April 2009

Short Films:

  • “Behind The Curtains”, London, 2003
  • “Radio Underdog Undercover”, London, 2004
  • “Silent scream”, London, 2004
  • “Three Points”, London, 2005
  • “Underneath the veins”, London, 2005

Camerawoman:

  • “High street”, London, 2006

Editor:

  • “Drugs and Last Minute Goals”, Packed Theatre; Techno Ballet, London, 2006

Festivals:

  • Be There! Corfu Animation Festival,  “Blossom of Hope”, Corfu, 2012
  • International Children Day of Broadcasting (ICDB), “Last Hope”, Tehran, 2008
  • West Wing Art Centre, “Drugs and Last Minute Goals”, London, 2006
  • Same Difference Film Festival, “Underneath the veins”, London, 2005
  • SYPC Academy Show reel, “Three Points”, London, 2005
  • BBC Young Entrepreneur, “Life After Death”, London, 2003

Acting:

  • "The scent of Life" By M. B Mohajir

Radio:

  • Two- hour Radio program on Radio Underdog 87.7 FM about different cultures and faiths

Honors and Awards

  • Young Entrepreneurs Media and Creative Business plan Competition / “Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards”- London, UK
  • Chosen as the top 10 Best Artist in Iran for having talents in characterization of Iranian people by Arasbaran Company. Her Characterization has been put up on galleries in Turkey, Iran and throughout Europe.

Skills

  • Cut-out Animation (Smithmicro Anime Studio Pro)
  • Editing (Adobe Premier Pro)
  • Characterization
  • Script Outlining and Brainstorming
  • Highly Experienced with Adobe Photoshop

Hobbies

  • Listening to music
  • Doing charity
  • Reading scientific and visionary text
  • Traveling

Spoken languages

  • English: Fluent
  • Persian (Farsi): Native

References

  • “IMDb”: The Blossom of Hope (2011)
  • “Sacramento Talent Magazine”, Friday, April 1st, 2011: Sotoodeh Yarmahmoudi
  • “The Observer”, Friday, November 26, 2004 , Pg. 9 : In the short list for the Young Entrepreneur of Year award
  • “Slough Express”, Friday, November 4. 2005, Pg. 13, St Mary’s illumination
  • “Slough Express” , Thursday, September 22, 2004 , Pg. 7, “ funny, sad, seductive – this show has talent”
  • “Slough Express”, Friday, November, 12, 2004, Pg10 , “Talented youngsters in line for business awards”
  • http://aiksaath.com/media.html#y2004

Further references available upon request