Winner Best Music 13th Marseille Web Fest: Kashokhin

The Marseille Web Fest is delighted to present the winners of 13th edition, which took place successfully this year. This edition was the scene of a tough competition, where talented creators from around the world participated in three distinct categories.

The jury, made up of industry professionals, had the task of selecting among high quality works. The web documentaries, web series and transmedia projects in competition showed their creativity and originality.

Bamdad Afshar has won Best Music for “Kashokhin”, the series directed by Keivan Mohseni from Iran.

Bamdad Afshar is a real multi-talent: music composer, sound designer, art director, record producer, and film score composer.

He graduated with an MFA in music and has since worked on over forty productions for film and theatre. He brought his personal note to many collaborations with artists such as Hooshyar Khayyam, Hossein Alizadeh, Homayoun Shajarian, and Amir Reza Koohestani.

Bamdad has been conducting research on the urban soundscapes of Tehran for several years. Since 2017, when he formed the Otagh Band, his work has taken an interdisciplinary direction, combining sound art, electronic music composition, and experimental practice of robotic performance art.

He currently leads the Otagh Band, overseeing the collective’s artistic direction and productions, alongside his role as a university lecturer and theatre and film score composer. In 2020 he won the prestigious prize for “Best Composer” at the Fajr International Film Festival.

In 2022, the creators of the Kashokhin series released a six episodes version of the series.

Every year since 2011, the Marseille Web Fest has organized an international competition of series from all over the world. The main objective of this competition is to highlight the diversity and originality of creation in the field of series. A jury composed of professionals was responsible for awarding the following prizes. These distinctions were presented during the closing evening, open to the public, to celebrate the exceptional talents behind these daring and innovative series.