About New Wave Group

New Wave Artistic Group, was founded by Aref Mohammadi in 2004 with the aim of promoting Art and cultural education in Toronto through Film Screening, seminars, Tributes and discussion panels.  Our  workshops designed to develop and empower film makers, as well as informing the public.

The New Wave Artistic Group is one of the most pioneer and independents  Artistic company in Toronto. New Wave is the first organization which created the first Cinema workshop among Iranian community in Toronto in 2004 and involved many Iranians in different ages and professions to educate and train them to peruse their passion and desire. So far New Wave have been invited several famous and acclaimed artists to teach in our classes and workshops and more than hundreds of passionate and talented young people from all over the province benefitted from our courses and workshops and most of them have been absorbed into the film Théâtre industries.
At NWAG, we provide high-quality education courses taught by some of the most celebrated writers, critics and professionals in different fields of Cinema Theater. Some of the workshops and courses we have offered are:

Course                                   Instructor
Scriptwriting             Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi
Filmmaking               Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi
Scriptwriting              Babak Payami (Winner of Silver Lion -Venice)
Filmmaking                    Babak Payami (Winner of Silver Lion -Venice)
Acting                        Fatemeh Motamed Arya (Bets actress -Montréal Film Festival/ Prix Henri-Langlois
for Actress and Cinema of the World)

Playwriting                       Acclaimed Playwriter&Director Mohammad yaghoubi
Film Editing                Acclaimed Editor Mostafa Kherghe poush

Acting                             Reza Kianian (Christal Simorgh Award winner)
Acting                             Hedayat Hashemi (Acclaimed Actor TV Cinema)
Acting in Hollywood      Houshang Tozie (Iranian-American Actor)

Some tribute we have been hold in Toronto

Tribute to Behrouz Vosoughi (Legendry Iranian-American actor)
Tribute to Jafar Vali Veteran Actor/Director of Theatre&Film
Tribute to Naser Taghvaei (Acclaimed Writer &Director in History of Iranian Cinema)

Tribute to Mehdi Rayis Firouz (One of Iran’s pioneer film directors)
Tribute to Mrs. Mahin Oskouyi (Playwriter, Translator, Director and One of Iran’s first Theatre Instructors)
Tribute to Dr. Bahman Maghsoudlou (Iranian Veteran film historian, Writer, Documentary Maker)