Hoorakhsh Studios is producing an environmental short animated movie, named “Jebeer“, directed by Reyhaneh Mirhashemi which is about the courage of a ranger. Jebeer is being produced in 2DAnimation technique and all its background paintings are hand-drawn.
The London-based publishing company Markosia plans to publish an English version of the Persian graphic novel “Jamshid” that is based on the King Jamshid story from the Shahnameh, the magnum opus of the Persian epic poet Ferdowsi. The Persian version of the 4-volume graphic novel has been produced at Hoorakhsh Studio in Tehran, the animation […]
Submarine Channel introduced “The Last Fiction” animated feature as one of five best animated features of Annecy 2018: “I’ve seen some great Iranian movies over the years, but never any animation. […] The Last Fiction is a classic story of good versus evil based on the famous poem, ‘Shahnameh’ (‘The Book of Kings’) written by […]
Iran’s largest independent animation studio, Hoorakhsh Studios, is launching its first feature film, The Last Fiction, as a world premiere out of competition in official selection in Annecy. The Last Fiction is notable as Iran’s first entirely locally made animated feature, made in the country with all Iranian artists. It also marks the first fully […]
‘The Last Fiction’ animated feature, produced by Hoorakhsh studios has been invited to 12th Asia-Pacific Film Festival The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) is an international cultural initiative of the Brisbane City Council, #Australia, to honor and promote the films, actors, directors, and cultures of the Asia-Pacific region to a global audience. This film festival […]
Cartoon Brew: The Last Fiction, the most ambitious and technically advanced animation feature ever produced in Iran, will premiere this month at the Annecy animation festival in France. The movie’s first full trailer premieres exclusively at Cartoon Brew. The hybrid 2d/3d film is based on the classic thousand-year-old Persian poem The Shahnameh (The Book of […]
Leyla Hatami voiced the character of Scheherazade in the animation of “The Last Fiction” written and directed by Ashkan Rahgozar. According to a report by ICN website, Hatami the cinema and television actress became the narrator of this animation by voicing the character of Scheherazade, before this Parviz Parastoye, Bita Farahi, Hamed Behdad, Akbar Zanjanpour, […]
Unveiling session for the book “Stop-motion Puppets”, written by Hormoz Haghighi, was held at Hanooz bookstore. The book has been released by efforts of Hoorakhsh Studios and can help enthusiasts to create their own stop-motion puppets. Take a look at the event’s photo gallery here.
“The Last Fiction” directed by Ashkan Rahgozar has been selected by the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and will be screened at non-competition section for feature films. The animation, under production, was introduced in 2013 as the world’s six best-selling projects at the French Annecy International Animated Film Festival, the world’s most important annual animation […]
The animation community in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, came together last week for Tehran Cartoon Sessions, a unique artist-driven event that took place over three evenings on September 17-19. Organized by Hoorakhsh Studios and the art space Darbast Platform, the event offered six case studies of Iranian-produced animation projects: three professional films and three student films. The […]