The AR Podcast is a cultural project in which English discussions are held with the intellectuals of Iran.
Payman Benz is an Iranian comedy director, producer, and writer. He has directed a variety of television comedy series including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Black Monday, and The Last Man on Earth.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh is an Iranian Football player currently playing in the Premier League. He’s also a regular in the National team of Iran.
Mojtaba Jabbari is a retired Iranian football player who was known as the "Asian Zinedine Zidane" and played mostly for Esteghlal and the Iranian national team.
Christophe Rezai, born in France in 1966, is a French-Iranian composer and musician who has been living and working in Tehran, Iran since 1994. He has composed music for more than 50 short and long Movies, Documentaries, Theater Performances, TV Commercials, and Audiobooks. Christophe has worked with movie and theater directors such as Dariush Mehr…
Shahdeh Ammadi is a Senior Strategic Leader. Her journey towards success has been a fascinating one; full of obstacles but she has managed to overcome each and every one of them.
Tina Parsamand is an Iranian - New Zealander Psychologist.
Tara Aghdashloo is an Iranian-Canadian Writer, Director, Producer and Curator, based in London, UK. She is a published author of her poetry collection and has worked as a print and broadcast journalist in Persian and English-language media, before transitioning to films.
Nabil Elderkin is a music video director and photographer. He has directed videos for musical artists such as Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, John Legend, and Foals. Nabil has also directed an award-winning documentary called “Bouncing Cats” and his first narrative feature; set to be released this year, is called “Gully”, starring Amber He…
Nima Behnoud is an Iranian-American artist and Creative Director. He is the first fashion designer who implemented Persian calligraphy in the form of clothing. Nima is the creator of the brand NIMANY in New York.
Samin Mohajerani has been involved in the movie industry of Iran through her company "Maroon Films"; an international film distributor of narrations focusing on Iranian women, their thoughts, ideas, and lives. She has also worked as an assistant to Asghar Farhadi; an Oscar-winning director.
Maziyar Jobrani is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the "Axis of Evil" comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central. Jobrani has also appeared in numerous films, television shows, on radio, and in comedy clubs. His filmography includes roles in The Interpreter, Friday After Next, Dragonfly, and Jimmy V…
Mostafa Ahmadi has been involved in the cinematic universe of Iran, both as a Director and an Assistant Director. He directed his first feature film in 2015 called Nazdiktar (Closer).
Nima Bank is a well-known actor and director in Iran. He started his career when he was 16 and is one of the first Iranian Filmmakers to produce and direct TV commercials in the country.
Mina Shakoor is a Yoga Instructor.
Hussain Jian; based in the UAE, is a very well-known Iranian photographer and filmmaker.
Alireza Zolfaghari is a Data Scientist and an Entrepreneur. Transparency In the market is what he strives for, with his primary focus being on real estate. "Kilid"; designed by Alireza, is a free platform for anybody who likes to help him achieve this transparency.
Lena Vafaey is an Iranian entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of "Peeyade", a very popular app which is trying to have the people of Tehran get to know their city better.
Soheila Shahshahanipour is a pediatrician and a professor at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences.
Taha Hossein Nejad is an Iranian podcaster. His Podcast "Paprika" is mainly about Cinema and contains interviews that he hopes would teach the young Iranian enthusiasts more about the process of filmmaking.
Ladan Rezaei and Iraj Mirza Alikhani are renowned Graphic Designers. They are experts in Graphic Design, have been teaching in various universities in Iran, have had conferences held in other countries and have also had designs that are internationally known.
Nima Ramezan is a well-known Iranian musician. He has worked with artists such as Sirvan Khosravi and has recently been involved in musical theatre, mainly alongside Ashkan Khatibi.
Stuart Denison and Azadeh Mirzaei are both active in Iran's theatre. Stuart is a theatre director/actor and Azadeh is a theatre actor. They have performed together in "Überdenke Dein Bild Von Mir" or "Think over your picture of me" a play by Arvand Dashtaray.
Dr. Mehrdad Javidinejad is an Architect and also a professor at IAU.
Tala Porbaha is an Art teacher, whose classes are mainly focused on child development. She holds Brainstorming sessions that are followed by classes such as Fashion Designing, Painting, Animation and much more.
Ali Mosaffa is an Iranian Actor and Director. His recent works include movies such as "The Past", "The Last Step","There are things you don't know" and "Pig".
This is what the AR podcast is all about.