Soran Mardookhi is a well-rounded international writer-director and a skilled cinematographer based in Vancouver. With a lifelong passion for film, he has spent the last 20 years on film sets, working in many different facets of film production internationally and in Canada. He has directed diverse projects from feature films and documentaries to TV shows and commercials. Highlights include feature films AND THUS I WAS BORN and TURBULENCE, feature-length documentary FORGOTTEN CHORDS, as well as KURDS OF KHORASAN, a five-episode documentary TV show. His films have been screened and recognized at multiple international film festivals.