Morteza Poursamadi, Iranian cinematographer (Gilaneh, Hush! Girls Don’t Scream, Intoxicated by Love).

Morteza Poursamadi was a prominent Iranian cinematographer born in 1952.

Poursamadi has made over 100 films; documentary films and TV series also received numerous awards.

Selected photography exhibitions:

1999 “Nomad Life” , Medelhavsmuseet museum , Stockholm Sweden

2002 “Sophism in Iran” , Medelhavsmuseet museum , Stockholm Sweden

2004 “Femmes nomads d’Iran” , UNESCO , Paris France

2007 “Nomadic women of Iran” , Bellart Gallery , Vancouver Canada

2008 “ In memoruial of Rasoulof” , Day Art Gallery, Tehran Iran

2018 “With My Roots” by Capital Art , Asia HOuse, London, UK


1994 Best filming Award , ‘Roshd’ festival , Tehran Iran

1996 Nominated for the Best filming Award, ‘Fadjr’ film Festival, Tehran Iran

1996 Best filming Award, ‘Roshd’ Fil festival, Tehran Iran

2000 Best filming Award, ‘Fadjr’ third film festival, Tehran Iran

Best filming Award, ‘Yadeghar’ festival, Tehran Iran

2004 Best filming Award, Youth film festival, Tehran Iran

2008 ‘Simorgh’ best filming Award ,27th edition of ‘Fadjr’ film festival, Tehran Iran.

Poursamadi was born in Hamadan on October 18, 1952. He graduated from the cinematography department of the Higher School of Television and Cinema.

Morteza Poursamadi died on September 2, 2023, at the age of 70.