Arshia Shakiba studied Digital Film Productions and graduated from Toronto Film School in 2003. He began his professional career working on a number of commercials and award-winning short films. Starting in 2008, his jobs mainly editing documentary films have been taking him abroad. Arshia is also known for the music videos he created for underground Iranian rock bands. He recently finished his short documentary The Guests, which takes place in a refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan. He is currently working on his new feature length film project.