Amir Motlagh has written and directed over 15 titles, including the feature films THREE WORLDS, MAN, WHALE & RAINBOW SEASON (also a full length LP). He is the recipient of multiple awards (art is not about competition) and is a cross-media artist who makes music under the moniker, Mirs as singer, songwriter and record producer. He frequently collaborates with other artists. He is the founder of ANIMALS.

Partial List of Festival Screenings & Awards include -  deadCenter Film Festival, San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival, 24fps International Short Film Festival, CiCFF, Iranian Film Festival, DanceswithFilms, Vancouver Asian American Festival, Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival, DeepEllum Film Festilval, Silverlake Film Festival, Microcinema International Independent Exposure Series, Chicago Asian American Film Festival, Taos Shortz Film Festival, Hells Half Mile Film & Music Festival.

Motlagh has won the following awards - Gold Award "Best Feature" - Queen Palm International Film Festival - Three Worlds \ Audience Award for Best Post Modern Film - MAN - Calcutta International Cult Film Festival \ Audience Fusion Award - Still Lover - DancesWithFilms \ Best Lead Actor - Love@11:47 - 24fps International Short Film Festival \ Top Ten Atoms Films - Still Lover - AtomsFilms \ Best of Fest - Still Lover - YardFest LA.  

Exhibitions & Installations -

Yuchengco Museum - “Remix: Santiago Bose” - Group Show - Makati, Philippines
The Seed Gallery - “Light. Shadow & Motion” - Santa Ana, CA
Bassland Studios - Group Show - Santa Ana CA
Star Shoes - Group Show - Los Angeles CA
Sol Art Gallery - “Polaroids Tear My Heart Out” - Solo - Santa Ana CA
IVAG - Group Show - Costa Mesa CA
IVAG - Group Show - Costa Mesa CA