TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Saeid Jabbari, the managing director of Nasim Online, a Persian news website, died of a heart attack at this home in Tehran on Friday. He was 32.
He was also the managing director of 90 Eghtesadi, a Persian website for economic news and analyses.
Jabbari was the founder Safir Film, a documentary film studio, and a member of the board of trustees for several cultural centers, including Atlas, Novin Negar and Arman. He began his career in media at the Arman Institute.
He was a civil engineering graduate of the Sharif University of Technology and was a Ph.D. student in media.
As a producer, Jabbari collaborated in “Those Who Were Caught Doping”, a documentary director Mohammad-Sadeq Bateni made about those people who boycotted Masud Dehnamki’s movie “The Outcast 3”.
He was also the producer of “Which Deviation?”, a documentary Reza Sadeqi made about the deviation currents in Iran’s political arena after the 2009 presidential election.
He worked as a production manager in the documentary “Alberta Legacy” directed by Hossein Shamaqdari about the brain drain in Iran, and “The Eighth Adventure”, a short film co-directed by Reza Sadeqi and Mehdi Karbasi.
Jabbari was also one of the Iranian experts who held courses on documentary filmmaking in Syria over the past few years.
source: Tehran Times