Zia Mohajerjasbi

In 2009 Zia became the youngest winner ever of the prestigious “Genius Award” for film presented by The Stranger. Having studied English & Architecture in college he began his career directing and photographing music videos for hip-hop artists Macklemore, Blue Scholars, The Physics, Jake One, and others. Writer Charles Mudede wrote about Zia, “Through his technical knowledge of filmmaking and sharp artistic instincts he has been able to democratize 'the beautiful image' and make it accessible to people." He is currently writing, directing, and photographing his first narrative film.