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My Story

From a young age, I was exposed to the fascinating world of visual media, and it wasn’t long before I realized that I wanted to pursue a career in the film industry. To me, films contain an element of magic - the ability to transport us to another time and place, to bring out emotions and alter perceptions.

As a creative individual, these are some of the aspects that attracted me to get involved in this industry. I’ve had the chance to work in several projects, but am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skillset. Get in touch for additional information about my past work and current projects.

Contact

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What I’ve Done

Education

Humber College

06/2022 - EXP 04/2024

Toronto - Canada

Diploma in Broadcast Television

and Videography

Azad University - Parand Branch

09/2009 - 09/2013

Tehran - Iran

Bachelor of Computer Engineering

Experience

Shanti Abbott Production

Production Assistant 

03/2024

  •  Setting up and organizing equipment while making sure the set is safe for everyone

  •  Facilitating communication among departments

  • Assisting talent, dancers and especially the director with their needs

  • Helping at the time of cleaning up and strike and making sure everything is packed and checked

Humber B2C Lab

Editor

09/2023 - 03/2024

  • Edit and produce high-quality video content for B2C lab organization for education purposes about the new technology ATSC 3.0

  • Collaborate with the creative team to understand project requirements and deliver compelling visual narratives

  • Conducted color correction, audio adjustment, and basic video effects to enhance overall visual appeal

The Ivy Day Summer Camp

Art Specialist

07/2023 - 08/2023

  • Plan and lead engaging art activities for summer camp participants while demonstrating effective time management to ensure all activities are completed within schedule

  • Practice patience and understanding while assisting campers with various skill levels

  • Foster creativity by encouraging campers to explore different art mediums and techniques

  • Implement risk management strategies to ensure a safe environment during art activities

Do West Fest

Volunteer Documentation

Videographer

06/2023

  • Capture and document key moments and highlights of the festival through videography, such as live performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage to create a comprehensive record of the event

 

  • Collaborate with the festival organizers and production team to understand their vision and capture footage that aligns with their goals

 

  • Communicate and interact with performers, attendees, and festival staff to understand the best angles, shots, and moments to capture, and build rapport and establish a comfortable environment to encourage people to act naturally in front of the camera

  • Collaborated with developers and designers to launch a custom website that grew first-time signups by 50% in the first 3 months and tripled website traffic by writing and publishing highly relevant SEO-optimized content

 

  • Increased digital presence and customer interaction on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook by 60% in the first year by offering monthly promotions and creative posts while tracking performance and giving actionable recommendations to the SEO team to create content that relevant to customers

 

  • Generated $10,000 in sales within the first 5 months of operations by launching seasonal marketing campaigns

D -Afrang Co.

Social Media Coordinator

03/2018 - 08/2021

Fashion Shooting in the Studio

References

Having had the privilege of working closely with Shabnam during her time at Do West Fest 2023, I can confidently attest to her exceptional skills, dedication, and passion for videography.

Shabnam joined Uma Nota Culture as a volunteer videographer for the Do WestFest 2023 street festival, which takes over 6 city blocks between Lansdowne and Shaw street each year and has grown to over 500,000 patrons throughout the weekend.

 

Throughout the event, Shabnam showed so much dedication and commitment to her position and her impact was truly remarkable. She demonstrated a great level of professionalism, creativity, and adaptability. Her ability to capture the essence of the festival and produce high-quality video content was consistently impressive.

 

Lichelle Hurst

Volunteer Coordinator

Uma Nota CultureDo West Fest 2023

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