The 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth (ICFF) in Iran has named managers for different sections of the event.
Habib Ilbeigi is appointed as secretary and manager of the 3rd Iran Youth Filmmaking Olympiad while Mohsen Dalili is named as Manager of Public Relations and Communications.
Raed Faridzadeh, Iraj Taqipour, Simon Simonian, and Ezatollah Alizadeh are respectively named as International Manager, Artistic Manager, Head of Secretariat, and Logistic Manager of Technical Display.
Ilbeigi has served as director of the Board of Directors and Director of the Iranian Youth Cinema Association, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Advisor to the Director and Director of Public Relations of Farabi Cinema Foundation, Director General of Public Affairs and International Affairs of the Art Department, Secretary of the Information Department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, deputy head of Farabi Cinema Foundation, and member of policy making Headquarters of several international and national festivals in Iran.
Raedzadeh is secretary of Iranian Cinema International Council, deputy of International Affairs of Farabi Cinema Foundation. He also has collaborated with Youth Cinema Association, the Center for the Development of Documentary and Experimental Cinema, and a university faculty member.
Dalili has been graduated in journalism. He has great experiences in the field of cinema and has cooperated with several film festivals' public relations including the Fajr, Children and Youth, and Short Film Festivals.
Taqipour has twenty years of teaching experiences in cinema schools and was secretary of the Urban Film Festival, the Artistic Manager of the Fajr Film Festival and the producer of some cinematic titles.
Simonian was Director of the Fajr and Resistance Film Festivals’ Public Relations, Director of Public Relations at the House of Cinema, Director of the Cinema House Film Center, as well as translator for screenwriting and cinematic articles.
Alizadeh has also served as Managing director of Iran Cinema Support and Equipment Company, Deputy Director of Commerce, Production and Support of Farabi Cinema Foundation and member of the executive board of the 32nd Fajr Film Festival as well as member of the Executive Council of the 27th Festival of Children and Young Adults Film Festival.
According to the 32nd ICFF website, the event aims to enhance the cinematic products of this age bracket and introduce the top works in national and international arenas.
The festival aims to promote ethical values such as family unity, appropriate lifestyle, respect for humanity, self-esteem, social responsibility, environmental protection and it also seeks to create awareness of the uprising future challenges.
The ICFF is organized annually by the Iranian Organization of Cinema and Audiovisual Affairs, Farabi Cinema Foundation and the Municipality of Isfahan.
Showcasing quality national and international films and works for children and young adults; creating a platform for the presence of professionals and cineastes active in the cinema industry for children and young adults; boosting collaboration and production of films for children and young adults by creating interaction among creators, experts and the audience; and promoting knowledge transfer and exchange of products of high artistic value, capable of contributing to cultural as well as social growth are among main objectives of the festival.
The 32nd ICFF is slated for August 19-28, 2019 in the Iranian historic city of Isfahan.