Homayoun Ghanizadeh (born 1980) is an Iranian avant-garde film and theater director, scriptwriter, and actor. He gained recognition for his debut film A Hairy Tale, which received the Special Jury Prize for Best Script from the 35th Warsaw Film Festival and other awards from international film festivals worldwide. The film’s production technique and originality garnered significant attention from critics. Homayoun has also written and directed numerous theater productions that have been performed at international festivals and received multiple awards. His works, including Antigone, Mississippi Dies Seated, Daedalus and Icarus, Caligula, Waiting for Godot, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane, have been performed in countries such as England, Germany, Estonia, Poland, Russia, China, and India. For more than a decade, Homayoun has been collaborating with the Estonian theater company RAAAM. He has also worked with Mungufilm Company as an artistic collaborator for many years. Homayoun Ghanizadeh’s unique style is evident in both his cinema and theater productions.