Farnoosh Samadi è una regista iraniana, diplomata all’Accademia delle Belle Arti di Roma.
Ha lavorato come cosceneggiatrice nei pluripremiati cortometraggi di Ali Asgari, come “More Than Two Hours” (2013), in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, and “The Baby”, premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
She is even co-writer of Ali's first feature film, “Disappearance,” developed at the Cinefondation La Residence of the Cannes Film Festival, which had its world and North American premieres at the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival. “Il Silenzio (The Silence)” (2016), her first short film as a director -co-directed with Ali Asgari - had its world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. "Gaze" (2017), her second feature, had its world premiere in competition at the Locarno Film Festival. Farnoosh is a member of the Academy.