Assal Ghawami

Assal Ghawami

Film Director at Independent
Greater New York City Area, United States

About me

German citizen, born in Iran, based in Brooklyn, authorized to work in the US. Writer, director and creator of branded content, short films, music videos and an original TV series. Film Programming Director of an all women's film festival, educator and speaker.

  • German - Native
  • English - Pro
  • Farsi - Native


Film Festival Director
Whitney Houston Biennial
United States
2017 - Present (3 years 8 months)
Business Development
GUM Studios
United States
2015 - Present (5 years 8 months)
Branding, Marketing and client aqcuisition. Film Financing and Development for GUM Productions.

United States
2010 - Present (10 years 8 months)
Teaching Artist
Naked Angels, Ltd.
United States
July 2018 - July 2018 ()
Teaching filmmaking workshop to a group of 12 teenagers (ages 13-17). The workshop encompasses all steps from script development, pre production, production and post production taught at the academic technological department of the New School for Drama.


MFA in Film Directing , Screenwriting & Production

2011 - 2017 (6 years)

BA/BFA in Media & Cultural Studies, Visual Arts

2008 - 2010 (2 years)

certificate in Film Directing

2007 - 2008 (1 year)

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