Farnaz Samiinia

Farnaz is developing "Blood Moon", the feature film in addition to working on her signature work, a Drama/Mystery/Thriller titled "Magic Land". Farnaz directed and edited her first full-length feature film "Plot 7", a horror/thriller starring Linden Ashby from "Melrose Place" (1993), "Mortal Kombat", "Resident Evil: Extinction", Gabrielle Carteris from "Beverly Hills, 90210" and ‘Joseph Castanon’ from "Click". "Plot 7" premiered in October 2007 at the Leammle Theatres, and was picked up by The Sci-Fi Channel for distribution. Farnaz directed and edited the successful short film "Body of Work" starring John McCook from "The Bold and the Beautiful" and Lorenzo Lamas from "Renegade", which premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival in 2005 and was nominated for best short film at the Canadian Female Eye Film Festival in 2006. Farnaz’s other short films, "Matthew 10:28" and "Butterfly" were included in several festivals hosted by California State University Long Beach and the Director’s Guild of America. Farnaz was born in Persia and raised in Cologne, Germany. She is a graduate of California State University Long Beach, where she earned her B.A. in Film and Electronic Arts Production. She was awarded the Lucy Award Scholarship sponsored by Women in Film, the Fine Arts Affiliates Scholarship, and the Outstanding Achievements in Higher Education Honor Award. After graduating high school in Colonge, Germany, Farnaz worked for the television production company Endemol Entertainment, best known for their television reality shows "Fear Factor" (2001), "Spy TV" (2001), "Dog Eat Dog", and "Big Brother".

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Blood Moon

19 mins Teen
Horror / Sci-Fi & Fantasy / Thrillers
Role: Director



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