sara.naimpour@gmail.com

Education

2016 - 2018 | MFA in Documentary Media (with Distinction), School of Image Arts at the Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Ontario

2005 - 2011 | BFA in Photography, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2004 - 2010 | BDes in Industrial Design, Azad University of Art & Architecture, Tehran, Iran

Professional Experience

2021 - present | Digital Content Creator — Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON

2022 | Assistant Editor — Into The WeedsMercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON 

2019 | Post Production Coordinator — Anthropocene Education Program, Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON 

2019 | Co-Editor — It's Complicated: a short film by Émeraude Domingos-Mbuku, DocNow Festival 2019, Toronto, ON

2019 | Editor — Ancient Forests by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (3:07 mins video installation) at Brookfield Place, Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

2018 | Editor — Ancient Forests by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (6:30 mins three-channel video installation) at Slaskie Museum in Katowice, Poland — during the COP24 Climate Summit, Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

2018 - 2022 | Graphic & Web Design Assistant — Mercury Films Inc. | Toronto, ON

2018 | Editor — Ancient Forests by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (10 mins four-channel video installation), during Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018 and as part of the AGO’s major fall exhibition opening of the Anthropocene Project at Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

2018 | Intern Assistant Editor — Anthropocene: The Human Epoch by Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky, Mercury Films Inc., Toronto, ON

2017 | Photographer and Research Assistant to Kathy Wazana,  Fes, Rabat, Ouarzazate, Casablanca, Morocco 

Selected Exhibitions 
& Screenings

2019 | Film Screening — Goli: A Tale of Threads, Tirgan Festival 2019, Toronto, ON

2018 | Film Screening — Goli: A Tale of Threads, Society for Visual Anthropology's Film & Media Festival 2018, San Jose, CA

2018 | Film Screening — Goli: A Tale of Threads, DocNow Festival 2018 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Toronto, ON

2018 | Video Screening — We See Them All, A mobile cinema project at The Image Centre, Toronto, ON

2017 | Video Screening — We See Them All: Here In The 6ix at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

2017 | Solo Exhibition — All The News..., The Image Centre, Toronto, ON

2017 | Group Exhibition — TTC Above Ground, CONTACT Festival 2017 at The Image Centre, Toronto, ON

2016 | Solo Exhibition — All the news..., Birch Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011 | Group Exhibition — Best of Our Memory Lies Outside Us, Silk Road Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2011 | Solo Exhibition — Best of Our Memory Lies Outside Us, Art Gallery of University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran