Freshteh Piltan is a director, globetrotter, and keen surfer. Born in Iran and raised in Sweden, she completed a MA in Film at Sidney College of the Arts.
Freshteh has an eye eye for the visually appealing and leaves nothing to chance. Her work often breathes a certain mystique and she likes to give even the simplest projects a heightened feeling of style and thought. Her first feature film project, an autobiographical tale following her journey traveling back to Iran for the first time since she left as a child, uses her poetic and visually idiomatic style to depict a yet unseen reality of surfing in the middle east. on.