Personal Details:

Hossein Safi

Live in California-Irvine

Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor Degree- Graphic

The University of Tehran ( Faculty of Fine Art )

  • Master Degree – Animation

The University of Tarbiat Modaress   (Faculty of Art)

Awards, Honors, Activities:

  • First prize of  Tehran International Cartoon Biennial 2001
  • Third prize of  Tehran International Cartoon Biennial 2003
  • Honor mention and diploma winner of Portugal worldpresscartoon (selected cartoons of world press) 2010
  • Board member of  selectors in the Tehran International Cartoon Biennial 2005
  • Board member of second Iran Games festival 2012
  • Board member of selectors in Biennial of Tehran International Animation 2013
  • Board member of selectors in 30 Tehran International Short Film Festival 2013
  • Board member of 3th. Celebration of Iranian Cinema 2014
  • Jury member of Biennial of Tehran International Animation 2015

Teaching experience:

  • 15 years of teaching animation, cartoon and sketching

Work experience:

    • 20 years of illustrating and cartooning in press
    • Head designer- Shargh Newspaper 2008
    • Head designer- Shahrvand Magazin 2009 and 2012
    • Head designer- Khabar Newspaper and Khabar Online 2009-2014
    • Head designer- Andishe Pooya Magazine- from 2013
    • Graphic editor of Chekkeh Publication House 2012-2015(children publication)
  • 18 years work in about 40 animation projects: AnimationTVseries, animationmovie and shortanimation as: Director, Art director, Character designer, Background artist and Visual development artist