'IDRA' is an ancient and massive fig tree that bears the world's sweetest fruits.​​​​​​​
We are Atefeh Khademolreza and Raghed Charabaty, a team of award-winning filmmakers who believe in magic. 
With a history of working in cinema, producing creative and commercial content, we founded IDRA Productions in 2020 to connect directly with our clients and showcase our work. 
IDRA is proudly based in Toronto.
Atefeh Khademolreza
Director, Producer, Animator
Atefeh is an accomplished film director, producer, and animator who has worked locally and internationally, directing multiple fiction films, documentaries and experimental films that have screened and won accolades globally. 
She has also directed and produced commercials for brands such as l'Oreal Paris and for markets in Canada and abroad. Atefeh is an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Asian Film Academy (Korea).


+ Master's in Film Production, York University - 2019
+ Master's of Arts in Animation Directing, Sooreh University - 2019
+ Certificate of Filmmaking, Asian Film Academy (Korea) - 2008
+ Bachelor's in Cinema Directing, Sooreh University - 2005

+ Golden Lenses Award, "Amber in the Mountains", Looking China 2020
+ Reelworld E20, Toronto, 2019
Best Film & Best Directing - "Birthday", Festival Internacional de Cinema da Figueira da Foz, Portugal 2019
Best Short Film - "Birthday", 7th Indian Cine Film Festival, 2019
+ Ontario Graduate Scholarship Award - "Birthday", York University 2018
+ Fellow at International Student Film Camp, Serbia, 2015
+ Berlinale Talents Campus, Berlin 2006

Raghed Charabaty
Director, Producer, Editor
Raghed is an experienced film director, producer, and sound designer who has directed a number of award-winning fiction films, animations and documentaries.
He is also a musician and composer who plays the piano and the guitar, and has a love of colouring and title design. Raghed builds creative titles and posters.
Ray is a TIFF Canada's Top Ten 2016 alumnus and winner.

+ Master's in Film Production, York University - 2019
+ Bachelor's in Film Production (minor in Art History), NSCAD University - 2016

+ Golden Lenses Award, "Amber in the Mountains", Looking China 2020
+ CGM Scholarship in Honour of Nelson Mandela - "Of Sand and Gold", SSHRC 2018 
+ Best Cinematography - "Yasmine", Lebanon International Short Film Festival, 2017
+ Best Student Short Film (2nd Place) - "Alia", Toronto International Film Festival, 2016
+ Best Student Short Film - "Alia", Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, 2015 
+ Starfish Art Award - "Alia", NSCAD University, 2015 

A collection of trailers and films by Atefeh Khademolreza

A collection of trailers and films by Raghed Charabaty

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