Sharareh Sheikhkhan

Sharareh Sheikhkhan was born and grew up in Tehran (Iran). She obtained got her bachelor’s degree in classical music from the Art University of Tehran (2013). Afterwards, she attended private composition courses with Professor Amin Honarmand, and again returned to university to study at master’s level in electronic music and film music in at the Conservatorio di Musical Giovan Battista Martini in Bologna (2015-2018). During this period, she also found an opportunity to participate in a music production course and obtained a certification in “sound production for the cinema and audiovisual’’ from the Demetra Formazione Association. She first experienced composing for screen with short animation films, most notably The Fried Fish which was nominated for Best Short Film at the Berlin International Film Festival 2015. She also has already composed music for documentaries, trailers and art performances as well. Since September 2018 she has started her second master’s degree in composition for screen, as a member of the InMICS programme at students at the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Music (Canada). She will spend the second year the programme in Ghent at KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts.