Ashkan Rahgozar is one of the Jury members in Fantasia International Film Festival.
Writer and director Ashkan Rahgozar was selected as one of the jury member of the animation section in the Fantasia Montreal International Film Festival.
The world’s largest genre film festival, Montreal’s mammoth Fantasia Fest, has a section, devoted exclusively to animation, and will crown one film each year with the juried Satoshi Kon Award for Acheivement in Animation. The award is, of course, named after the recently deceased master of anime, best known for films like “Tokyo Godfathers” and “Perfect Blue.”
Ashkan Rahgozar, along with two other animation directors, Hefang Wei from France and Kalp Sanghvi from India, will judge the animations.
During the festival, the next project of each of the jury members will be introduced to buyers and distributors.
The animated feature”Juliet and the King” written and directed by Ashkan Rahgozar will be introduced for the first time in this festival and the short animation “Jebeer” produced by Horakhsh Studio will be shown to the audience of this festival.
The International Fantasia Film Festival, 2021, will be held online from August 5 to 25 in Montreal due to the outbreak of the Corona virus.