pictory: Golbaran (Flower Storm) an animation produced by Kanoon (1972)


pictory: Golbaran (Flower Storm) an animation produced by Kanoon (1972)
by Darius Kadivar

Golbaran/Flower Storm is an animation created by Abdollah Alimorad and Produced by Kanoon (The Institute For the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults) in Iran in 1972.

This animation was showcased at the Queensland Art Gallery 5 December 2009 – 5 April 2010 as part of a retrospective of 50 years of Iranian Animation (See Here)

Abdollah Alimorad went on to become a master of Iranian animation in the decades to come. His latest work is the Jewel Mountain:

Recommended Reading:

Interview: Howard Lee, author of bestseller children's novel Jamshid and the lost Mountain of Light by Darius KADIVAR

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pictory: Documentary film on Kanoon Institute (1973)


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pictory:2nd Tehran Intern'l Festival of Films For Children, Tehran, Iran (1967)

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EMINENT PERSIANS:Lily AmirArjomand Managing Director of Kanoon (Andisheh TV)

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Your both Welcome

by Darius Kadivar on

Glad you enjoyed this.

I love Stop Motion animation and It seems that Alimorad's has become a maestro in this field after years in simple animation.

Stop Motion is truly fit for Fantasy films and animations indeed.

Warm Regards,


Azarin Sadegh


by Azarin Sadegh on

Thank you so much Darius jan! He is one of my father in law's best students, and I had heard him mention Alimorad's name with lots of respect...now I can finally watch his work!


Merci beaucoup mon cher ami! Azarine

13th Legion

Wonderful & enchanting….

by 13th Legion on

Wonderful & enchanting, was a delightful treat to watch ;)

Thank you for finding and postings this Mr. DK, it’s a reminder of the good old times.Whatever became of Mr. Abdollah Alimorad, is a he still around and active?God bless him, wish we had more animators like this.