Curriculum Vitae

Shahrokh Nael
snael@shahrokh.co.uk
+44 (0) 7811838121

Work History / Experiences:

Film Production Officer
The Manchester Metropolitan University
Marketing and Professional Services
(Mar 2016 - Up to date)

 

Associate Tutor & Support - Film Production
The Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester School of Art - Filmmaking
(Sep 2013 - Feb 2016)

 

Film Director - Writer
Orange Attic Films
Freelance  - Contracts
(Sep 2012 - Up to date)

 

Illustrator  
Children Book Publishing
Freelance
(Sep 2000 - Sep 2012)

 

Art Director 
Freelance
(Jan 2000 - Sep 2012)

EDUCATION:

The Manchester Metropolitan University
Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
(2016 - 2017)

 

The Manchester Metropolitan University
MA Filmmaking, Narrative / Fiction - Distinction
(2011 - 2012)

 

The University of Salford
BA Visual Arts, Film and Moving Images - 2:1
(1996 - 1999)

AWARDS:

Tehran 1979
2022 Aesthetica Art Prize
Selected Artist - Long Listed
Jun 2022

 

Crows of  Tehran
2022 HOME Manchester Open Exhibition
Selected Artist
Jan 2022

 

Tin Bath - Animation
Sunderland Film Festival
Best Art and Experimental
Oct 2021

 

Tin Bath - Animation
Near Nazareth Festival
Semi-Finalist
Dec 2018

 

Tin Bath - Animation
Feel The Reel IFF
Runner up for the Best Animation.
Aug 2018

 

Obsolescence- Animation
London LABF Festival
Official Selection
Oct 2016

 

Le'a / Polaroid Notes - Short Film
Laiff - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival
Winner at Action and Thriller Category
Dec 2015

 

Le'a / Polaroid Notes - Short Film
HIMPFF - Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Winner at Action and Thriller Category.
Dec 2015

 

Obsolescence - Animation
HOME - Greater Manchester Arts and independent Film
 Centre
Official selection for screening of short films made
 by North West filmmakers.
Sep 2015

 

Radiohead Philip Selway- Sample DIY
Sound+Vision: Northumberland - R Video
Official selection
Jul 2014

PUBLICATIONS:

Future Now anthology
2022 Aesthetica Art Prize
125 Contemporary Artists

 

Lamp - The Life Story of the Ba'b
2022 Orange Attic
Young Adult - Illustrated History book

 

Lamp - The Life Story of the Ba'b
2019 Bahá’í Publishing Trust - Brazil
Young Adult - Illustrated History book

 

Lamp - The Life Story of the Ba'b
Jul 2008 Century Press Publications
Bahá'í Publications Australia
Young Adult - Illustrated History book

 

Designers’ Self Promotion
Jan 2003 Duncan Baird Publishers
Duncan Baird Publishers
HBI Harpercollins Publishers New York 2003

 

Type 5 Typographics / Graphic Fusion
Jan 2003 Duncan Baird Publishers
Duncan Baird Publishers
HBI Harpercollins Publishers New York 2003

 

Computer Arts Magazine
Jan 2001 Computer Arts Magazine
Issue Jan 2001

 

Rapunzel
Jan 2000 Egmont World, Ltd Cheshire,UK
Children Illustrated book

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND RESEARCH:

  • Art of Storytelling.
  • Research and practices in narrative film making using AR / VR.
  • Research and training in Eastern Martial Arts philosophy and practices.
  • Founder and practitioner of Jiu FA Quan Shaolin Kung Fu Training Programme.