Sadegh Javadi: Give to the world, and it will reciprocate

A poor father lives with his son. They bet on their cock. Their income is getting worse every day till an unusual old man enters their life. everything changes, not as they expected

What are the most formidable challenges inherent to the profession of filmmaking?

To put aside your fears and be your true self. In my opinion, a personal, honest and emotional film is always better than a technical and professional film.

Could you elaborate on the wellspring of your creative inspiration for this particular short film?

This Animation is adapted from one of the poems of the great poet and mystic of Iran “Rumi”. I tried my best to narrate the meaning of the poem in a modern format and a story in today’s Iran that would be more believable for the audience.
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Sadegh Javadi

Could you elucidate on the central thematic underpinning of your film?

We have a proverb that says: Whatever you give to the world, the world will give it back to you. It is a mystical philosophy about lifestyle

How do you navigate the task of strategizing cost-effective promotional efforts when operating within a constrained budget?

I do most of the work myself. It seems that I gradually became a one-man company Learning and persistence is the only way I know to overcome difficult situations and low budget

In today's dynamic marketplace, how pivotal do you consider the role of film distribution?

Film distribution is very important. Famous distribution companies can make an average Film win an Oscar. And it is very difficult to compete with them.

For individuals contemplating the path of self-distribution, what counsel or insights can you offer?

Creating friendly relations between artists in all parts of the world regardless of geography and race can lead to progress. Finding people with similar views is not easy, but it is not impossible either

In your estimation, what level of significance do short films hold for aspiring filmmakers seeking to embark on a career in directing?

It is always possible that the film you make will be your last film. The short film is a complete work. It should not be considered as a way to enter the professional world.

Reflecting on your professional journey thus far, could you share an instance of the most formidable challenge you encountered and how you surmounted it?

The script is always the biggest challenge. It is very important to imagine and to be able to defend your opinion while writing and not to change it constantly. Because human nature tends to diversity and change, but a filmmaker must control it.

What, in your view, are the critical factors that contribute to the creation of a cinematic masterpiece?

Feelings . honesty . believability

If you could revisit the inception of your career, are there any aspects or decisions you would choose to alter in hindsight?

If I started again, I would definitely believe in myself more and sooner and care less about others.
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