Farand Heydari

First Assistant Director


Farand Heydari’s roots are in film. His uncle is a distinguished DOP, while his father was both an actor and director. Growing up in the Bay area, Heydari knew early on production was his forte. He attended San Francisco State (obtaining deans list standing) and graduated with a degree in Cinema. Farand brings positive morale and strong leadership to each show. He’s flexible, easy to work with but firm when necessary. His goal is to organize each project not only for maximum efficiency but also maximum freedom for creativity by cast and crew. Problem solving and solutions are his tools, and a main reason directors return to hire him. Based in Los Angeles, Farand is available for work worldwide.