Ramin Niami

(Director, Writer, Producer, Editor)

Ramin Niami directed his first feature film in 1997, Somewhere in the City, starring Sandra Bernhard, Robert John Burke, Bai Ling and Peter Stormare, which was screened at over 25 international film festivals. It was released theatrically by Artistic license and was shown on HBO and Cinemax. Niami has worked as a director and producer in the US, UK and Europe on over twenty television documentaries, dramatic shorts and television commercials, many of them broadcast by the BBC, Channel Four, PBS, as well as many others.

Niami also produced Amir Naderi’s feature film, Manhattan By Numbers, which appeared in many prestigious film festivals such as Venice, Toronto and New Directors / New Films (New York).

His last feature film, Paris, starring Bai Ling, Chad Allen, and James Russo, premiered in competition at the Tribecca Film Festival. It was released by DEJ and 20 Century Fox Home Video. It was also shown on Showtime and TMC. Niami just completed a feature documentary entitled “Babe’s and Ricky’s Inn” and is slated to direct his next feature film, “Shirin in Love”, in 2011.