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LOVE FOR IRAN

"Love for Iran" is a short animation created by Onimations, with a script penned by Cyrus Saidi and narrated by the legendary pop star Ebi Hamedi. This animation, screened at the "Live for Liberty" concert at YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, serves as a powerful expression of solidarity with the Woman, Life, Freedom movement in Iran. The script of the animation encapsulates the collective yearning for freedom, justice, and love that resonates deeply within the Iranian community.

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Drawing on the rich tapestry of Iranian history and culture, the animation vividly portrays the nation's enduring spirit in the face of adversity. It echoes the sentiments of hope and resilience, emphasizing the transformative power of love to conquer darkness and oppression. Through evocative imagery and heartfelt narration, "Love for Iran" inspires unity and solidarity among Iranians, fostering a shared vision of a brighter future where love and freedom prevail. This animated short serves as a beacon of hope and a call to action, urging individuals to stand together and strive for a world where love reigns supreme.

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Ebrahim Hamedi, better known by his stage name Ebi, is an iconic Persian singer, born in 1949, renowned for his influential musical career spanning several decades. He has long been regarded as the voice of Iranians, captivating audiences with his soulful performances and poignant lyrics.

Beyond his musical talents, Ebi has also emerged as a vocal advocate for social and political issues, fearlessly speaking out against injustices occurring in his homeland, Iran. Through his music and public statements, Ebi has consistently addressed societal challenges, offering solace and solidarity to Iranians while using his platform to raise awareness and promote positive change

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Cyrus Saidi, an Iranian/American director and entertainment industry expert, played a crucial role in Ebi and Onimations' collaboration for an animation project. Saidi crafted the script, facilitated collaboration, and organized the screening, showcasing his diverse talents and dedication. His contributions were essential in bringing this project to fruition.

Mehran Sanei is an  the founder of Onimations, a pioneering platform creating awareness through animated shorts. Sanei utilizes animation as a powerful medium to shed light on pressing social and political issues, particularly focusing on the fight for freedom in Iran.

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