Learn about my latest film screenings and creative activities here.

Contact me for projects and collaborations: shirin.raban@icloud.com

June 28, 2022
Public Screening of the film Between the Shells
Directed and Produced by Shirin Raban
Sadaf 40th Anniversary Commercial
Director: Shirin Raban, Producer: Pavan King Ojha
Cinematographer: Hemant Verma
We want to thank everyone who worked on this commercial, as their hard work and dedication have made this into a wonderful commercial that both Sadaf, our client, and we are proud of; from the crew - Hemant Verma (Cinematographer), Nathan Davis (1st AC), and Ethan Rund (PA) - that made this a reality and achieved a commercial that is beyond excellence - to our wonderful actors - Giacomo Girardi, Ghazal Berokhim, Faraz Berookhim, Shaghayegh Ettehadian & Ameera Nasser - who added the much-needed heart and connection to Phil (Voice-Over Artist) and Karl Gottschalk - who added the voice and sound that provide the medley to this piece.
Shirin Raban's film, Kings and I was Official Selection at the
Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival 

July 9, 2021
Interview with Shirin Raban at Shout Out LA
about her creative career
Love Songs to My Brain
Book Cover design: Shirin Raban
Author: David Orenstein
This is an unconventional memoir told in poetry, dramatic dialogue, and clinical reports that present the author’s journey as a seventeen-year-old suburban California boy who, on the brink of graduation from high school is diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. ​​​​​​​

August 2, 2017
Illustration by Shirin Raban for the Jewish Journal Article called,
Khastegari: The Persian-Jewish version of meet the parents
February, 2016
VAPAE: The Making of a Teaching Artist  (6 min)​​​​​​
Director/Editor: Shirin Raban
Cinematographers: Robert Raad + Shirin Raban
Promotional short film for the The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture’s Visual and Performing Arts Education Program (VAPAE) fosters the creative and intellectual growth
of UCLA Arts students while providing much needed arts education curricula to children in underserved communities.
A key tenant of the VAPAE program is to offer students experiential opportunities to develop into qualified teaching artists and introduces them to a range of possible careers in the arts.
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