Kiarash Anvari is an Iranian born filmmaker and scriptwriter. Since 1998 he has been involved in the production of many short films and video art pieces that have been screened in different venues around the world. He graduated with a BA in Film & Television Production from Soureh University of Tehran. He also holds an MA in Film Studies from University of Provence Aix- Marseille in France.

He was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2004 with his one-minute video Rapid Eye Movement. His acclaimed short film, ...And I Was Born to Sweet Delight!, has been screened across the globe at various film festivals such as International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. His successful short narrative film, Duet, has been showcased on various television channels and film festivals around the globe.