Saman Hosseinpuor was born in Saqez/Kurdestan, during the year 1993. He started acting in Theater when he was just 14 years old, and started filmmaking in 2008. During this time Saman bagan writing short stories. Saman is a Director, Cinematographer and Writer currently living in Iran.
Saman most recently won the Best Asian Film and Best director award for his movie Slaughter at the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 in Hong Kong, including a $20,000 USD proze! You can discover more of Saman Hosseinpuor's work here: http://samanhp.ir
The AniFab screening team scored The Man Who Forgot To Breathe a 9.4 out of 10. One judge wrote: "A very talented young filmmaker who uses animals in his production very profoundly. Subtle little moments of pure authenticity."
The Man Who Forgot To Breathe is up for monthly, and annual AniFab Awards.