Executive Producer, Rivet Productions
Setareh Samandari has always been an artist at heart, she had finished her Master of Arts in Political Science from CSUN and utilized it for Human Rights activities of the Baha'i Faith's External Affairs in Los Angeles. Her most recent project is Directing and creating visuals for a music video called Breathe Free sang by Shani Rigsbee ft. Andy. She made use of LED screens and Virtual Production all using the real time rendering of the Unity engine. After a 20 year career in Banking as Branch Manager for Wells Fargo and Chase she transitioned to working in Film. She has worked on various creative projects and her passion for art is only matched by her curiosity to learn the tools of the trade. She has created her own series of videos called Virtues Basket, made Visual Effects for Jack Lenz's Here Comes Love about the Black Lives Matter movement, and created three full CG videos for The Garden of Ridvan to go with music Jack has produced and written in collaboration with James Seals and Kingsley Thurber.
Setareh has worked on an Art Project collaboration with Joshua Homnick for the @theuniversewthn soon to be released. She enjoys the creative possibilities offered by the world of Visual Effects and is currently working on several film projects to be released this year.