Nominated for the award: Film & Television and Digital Arts
Company: Pardees Productions
Biography: Gloria Yazdani is a highly seasoned entertainer with expertise in film, live theatre and television production. She enjoys proven success producing, directing, performing, and publicizing original entertainment for both English and Persian-speaking audience in North America since 2008. In addition to her extensive television and film experience, Gloria's accomplishments include producing, directing and in several of these productions assuming a lead role; Tanin-e-Taraneh Hayeh Azadi Zan [The Reverberations of the Songs of Freedom for Women], Salam Ay Ham Sedaye Man [Salutations to Those Who Lend Their Voice], Aftab Az Siyahi Nemiharasad [The Sun Does Not Fear Darkness], Afsaneh, Fugue In A Forest of Dreams, Heard on High, One Who Hopes, Thou Art My Lamp, Trail Blazers, Theatre of Untold Sufferings, and 365 Days.