Mehdi Mahaei was born on October 20, 1992 in Mashhad, Iran and lives in Tehran. He graduated from Mashhad University and is the author and director of several films. He directed THE DOLLS GAME (2021) and the film has participated in festivals such as Route 66 - USA, Kazan (Muslim Film Festival) - Russia, Mena Film Festival, Canada Lonely Seal Film Festival etc.
He then directed A Winner (2022), his second film where it has been distributed and participated in 9 festivals.
In 2020, he joined the First Screen Film Distribution Company as head manager and has promoted several films at several film festivals (Oscar Qualifying).
In 2023 he is going to direct his first feature film.