Ipek Ghashghaie has undertaken her bachelor’s degree in Direction from Sooreh Art University, Tehran, Iran, and a diploma in Screenwriting from Whistling Woods International. She has joined whistling woods international Mumbai as a full-time faculty since 2018.
She started her career with photography, directing documentary films in Iran, and acting in theatre. She wrote/co-wrote short and feature screenplays that have been made by her along with other directors. The same was screened at international short film festivals, of which the latest were Zinebi Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films 2019.
Ipek has proven expertise in writing short and feature scripts and developing original ideas. Currently, she is working on features and short scripts as a freelance writer. She has taken part in various international documentaries filmmaking workshops and has the experience of being a part of the filmmaking process in different cultures.