Chakavak Kafi grew up in Shiraz, Iran. Her early stabs at creating were the school plays, poems and stories. Today she is a graduate student at the University of Tehran in drama. After writing several award-winning short stories, plays and screenplays, ‘The Balls’ is her micro-budget directorial debut. Fascinated by Oriental literature she uses symbols and magic in her work. Her main career goal is to direct feature films for international studios. She is currently working on a short war animation ‘The Wart’.