Mehdi Ganji (Iran)

Born in Iran in 1978, Mehdi Ganji is a 2002 filmmaking graduate from the Tehran University of Art. Having specialised in imagery, he started working as a cameraman and film editor in fiction films and in documentaries, working with various Iranian channels. Medhi Ganji has done extensive research on one-man-made films, a work method he teaches to youths and to filmmakers from Iran. According to him, this kind of documentary allows one to earn the audience’s trust.


  • 2014 I Want to Be a King
  • 2014 I Was Born Yesterday!
  • 2009 Les chroniques d'Iran
    TV Series documentary) (2009
  • 2001 My Name Is Rocky

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.