Samira Eskandarfar graduated from Imam Khomeini International University in Ghazvin, Iran with a B.A. in 2001. Then she graduated from Iranian Youth Cinema Society with a Film-making degree in 2003. In 2006 he received her M.A. from the Art University in Tehran, Iran.
Eskandarfar has held twenty one solo exhibitions in paintings, photography and video arts. She has participated in eighty group exhibitions and screenings in Iran and Internationally at various galleries, museums and film festivals.
She has also done workshops with the legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and she has made two feature films, eighteen videos and short films which some were acquired by major collections including the London Tate Modern and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK) in Berlin.
Besides, she recently finished making her second feature film “Treadmill”.
Samira Eskandarfar lives and works in Tehran, Iran.