Maryam Mohajer

Maryam Mohajer

Lecturer Animation

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  • Professional Practice
Maryam Mohajer

Maryam Mohajer is a British-Iranian, BAFTA Winning animator-director who was born in Tehran, Iran just before living through revolution, war and immigration.

Maryam Mohajer


With a background in painting, she discovered animation after moving to UK in 2000. She got her MA degree in animation from Royal College of Art. Her short films have been screened at many International festivals.

She lives and works as an animator, writer, director in London.

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Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

  • BAFTA Awards for best short animation 2020
  • Winner of Public choice award British Animation awards 2020
  • Winner of First Price for Best Short Animation Rhode Island RIFF 2020