The Dog

  • Gone Astray
  • 15min
  • Narrative Short
  • European Premiere
  • 2019

It is said that dogs originate from wolves. They have changed over time and are now man’s best friend. Or so it is said… The Dog is a visceral exploration of violence, victimhood and responsibility. How far would you go to prevent an unwanted situation?

Hesam Salehbegi was born in Iran in 1995. He obtained a BA in Architecture from IKIU University in 2017 and is currently studying for an MA in Cinema at Sooreh University. He has been working as a film editor, graphic designer and screenwriter since 2005. The Dog is his first short film.




Hesam Salehbeig

Executive Producer

Avesta Mahmoudvand


Hesam Salehbeig

Director of Photography

Soroush Alizadeh

Sound Designer

Mohammad Reza Macki

Production Designer

Avesta Mahmoudvand