Lol had his first feature film credit on the US produced Ballast,which won him an Excellence in Cinematography award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. He also shot the UK produced feature Better Things which was invited to premiere in critics week at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.
Prior to this his first significant work as cinematographer was the highly acclaimed short film Field, directed by Duane Hopkins for Third Films. This film won ten awards on the international film festival circuit including the Gold Hugo at Chicago and Best International Short Film at Hamburg. Following on from this
His recent work has included Morag McKinnon’s debut feature Rounding Up Donkeys for Sigma / Zentropa and the Russian feature Dau directed by Ilya Khrzhanovsky.
Lol is represented in the UK by Michelle Arnold at The Dench Arnold Agency.
Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) and Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) are pleased to announce their collaboration on an ambitious retrospective called The History of Iranian Cinema by Its Creators.