MEYSAM MOTAZEDi independent writer/director/producer


I make films about people. Some are based on real people, some are total fabrications cooked up by my addled brain. 

I live in Toronto and make films at Mad Amendments.

Grants and Awards:

2023 // Toronto Arts Council Media Artists: Creation Grant

2022 // The Susan Crocker and John Hunkin Award in the Fine Arts

2022 // Ontario Arts Council Media Arts Creation Grant

2021 // Jay Macpherson Literary Arts Endowment

2021 // Canada Council for the Arts Concept to Realization Grant

2021 // Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grant 

2019 // Ontario Arts Council  Media Arts Creation Grant

2019 // National Film Board of Canada  Filmmaker Assistance Program

2018 // Canada Council for the Arts Professional Development for Artists Grant

Contact:    +1 647.971.9623