Dr Amin   Palangi
Lecturer

Dr Amin Palangi

BA (Hons 1) - Australian National University
MA Screen Writing - Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS)
PhD - Australian National University

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

Amin Palangi is an Iranian filmmaker, known for his intimate and captivating portrait of people in extreme circumstances. His debut feature documentary, Love Marriage in Kabul, was finalist at the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism, winner of Audience Award at Sydney Film Festival, Best Director from the Australian Directors Guild, and Australia’s first Golden Phoenix from Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. The film was screened in over twenty-six countries and broadcasted in Australia and Europe. His credits also includes number of award wining short films such as Hidden Generation, Immigrants and Cigarettes and Close Distance as well as number of web series including Screen Australia funded iluvubut. In 2011, Amin founded the Persian International Film Festival in Australia and has been the director of the program since. He holds a PhD in film studies from the Australian National University and MA in screenwriting from the Australian Film Television and Radio School. Currently, Amin is the Screen Production Lecturer at University of NSW and  a member of Screen NSW Industry Advisory Committee.  

Location
3110 Robert Webster

Publications

  • Creative Written Works | 2019
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2019, Non-Citizens, Cat and Dog Films
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2019
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2019, Break, Swing Wing Productions, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 05 May 2019, Duration: 15 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.aminpalangi.com/films/break/
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2018, True Love in Nauru, Aquarius Films
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2018, Common Ground, Cat and Dog Films, https://www.aminpalangi.com/films/common-ground/
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2018, Road to the Blooming City
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2018
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2018, Sheltered, Afghani Fajar Association, Sydney, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 01 March 2018, Duration: 14 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.aminpalangi.com/films/sheltered/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2017
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2017, ABC Compass Program: Episode 32, ABC, Broadcast, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2017, Duration: 52 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.abc.net.au/compass/s4617658.htm
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2017
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2017, Walking with Martyrs, Palangi Productions Pty Ltd, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2017, Duration: 80 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.palangi.com.au/projects/walking-with-martyrs/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2016
    Dr Amin Palangi
    palangi A, 2016, I luv u but II, Screen Australia, Australia, Digital Video, Published: 2016, Duration: 60 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.iluvubut.tv/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2016
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2016, Afghanistan by Choice, New York Times, USA, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2016, Duration: 15, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://nyti.ms/2rxU6vU
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2014
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2014, Loyal, Palangi Productions, Australia, Digital Video, Published: 2014, Duration: 7 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.palangi.com.au/projects/loyal/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2014
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2014, Love Marriage in Kabul, Bower Bird Films, DVD, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2014, Duration: 85 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.lovemarriageinkabul.com/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2013
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A, 2013, Postlife, Information and Cultural Exchange, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2013, Duration: 30 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://youtu.be/kRG5yk6zA_k
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2013
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A; Stoneking W, 2013, Seeing the Elephant, Information and Cultural Exchange, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2013, Duration: 70 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.palangi.com.au/projects/seeing-the-elephant/
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2009
    Dr Amin Palangi
    Palangi A; Haussegger V, 2009, The 7:30 Report: Mahboba's Promise, ABC TV, Australia, Editor(s): Palangi A, Digital Video, Published: 2009, Duration: 15 minutes, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2009/s2615472

Awards

2017      Winner of Golden Eagle, CINE Award – Afghanistan by Choice
2016      Winner of Golden Pheonix, Fajr Int. Film Festival – Love Marriage in Kabul
2015      Winner Best Director, Australian Director’s Guild – Love Marriage in Kabul
2014      Winner, Sydney Film Festival Audience Choice Award – Love Marriage in Kabul
2014      Winner, Canberra International Film Festival – Love Marriage in Kabul
2014      Finalist, The Walkley Documentary Award – Love Marriage in Kabul
2014      Finalist, Film Critics of Australia Award – Love Marriage in Kabul
2013      Grant recipient, Australian Council for the Arts
2012      Winner of Best Short film at Korean Film Festival – Immigrant and Cigarettes
2008      Winner of Best Documentary, Noor Film Festival, LA – Hidden Generations
2008      Winner of Best Tertiary Short Film, ATOM Awards – Close Distance

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