Born in Iran, raised and live in Canada and Paris. Before joining Floréal Films in 2018, Katayoun Dibamehr has worked actively in the international festival scene. Since 2014, she collaborated with Montreal’s Festival nouveau cinema as the head of the new media section “FNC EXPLORE”. Simultaneously with her work as the curator and professional event organizer at FNC, Katayoun support and represent artists, leaning towards the production of innovative, immersive, and multiscreen contents.
She is behind the award winning The Hangman at Home-VR, the 2020 Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival. Goliath: Playing with Reality recipient of the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival.
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