Khashayar Rahimi was born in May 1994, Tehran. By the age of 15, He started making videos using cell phone. He began with stop-motions and then continued with live action subjects. Khashayar is now studying Cinematography at Tehran University of Arts. He has directed some short films including the latest one, 28 Percent Pure, which has been screened in many different festivals and won a few awards including the Best 100 seconds Film award from International River Festival, Italy. He also has won a third place award for his photo collection, The Emptiness that We Confess from Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015.
In the past couple of years he's focused on many variant projects as graphic designer, photographer, multimedia designer and digital content creator. He has been also co-organizer of two local-based events: Startup Weekend Arts Tehran and TEDxTUA.