Ehsan Gharib, (احسان غریب٬ اراک٬ ایران ۱۳۶۲ ) born in Arak, IRAN 1983 is a designer and photographer who studied at the Soroush film school in Tehran and at Concordia University in Montreal. He describes himself as a cineaste because his work combines photography, animation and filmmaking. Gharib has worked as a 3D artist, character animator, compositor and motion graphics artist on several award-winning animated shorts, including Oscar, directed by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre. Deyzangeroo is his first professional film and was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.