Hey there! I'm Shahrzad Davani

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Experience: 15 years
Title/Headline: 1st Assistant Director / Producer / Director at Know Your Ballot
Known for: Zola, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, The Little Hours, Horse Girl, Cosmos
Minimum time: 30 minutes

About Me

Shahrzad Davani has a distinctive career spanning over 15 years as an assistant director and producer to a long list of first and second time directors in the independent film world. Her career has involved tenaciously helping to put together movies as producer on many successfully packaged independent films. It is common for directors to request Shahrzad to be their longtime first assistant director, she cares a great deal about how the art of storytelling can unfold in front of the camera. She is gifted technically on all aspects of filmmaking from camera, production, and editing.
Highlights of Shahrzad’s 50 film titles are: Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Who Walks Home Alone at Night, James Gunn’s Super , Lee Toland Krieger’s Celeste and Jesse Forever & The Vicious Kind, Shira Piven’s Welcome to Me, Liza Johnson’s Hateship Loveship, Jeff Baena’s Little Hours and Horse Girl and most recently Janicza Bravo’s Zola.

This expert donates all Sidetime proceeds to NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc..
  • 1st AD
  • Independent Film
  • indie producing
  • Feature Film
  • Breaking in
  • TV
  • Production
  • Scheduling

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