Saman Moayer an Iranian student of Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago, majoring in media art film animation, has won the best short film animation award from FAME 2007 .
FAME or Fashion And Media Extravaganza festival is The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago's annual student show featuring the creativity and work of students from all programs of the college.The event includes the college's annual student fashion show featuring the works of Fashion Design students, an animation and film festival featuring the work of Media Arts & Animation, Digital Media Production, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics students, and also incorporates the work of students in the Culinary Arts, Interior Design, Interactive Media Design and Visual Communications programs.
Mr. Moayer’s award includes a scholarship for his further studies. He is the first Iranian student attending Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago. He has started his animation back home in Iran 12 years by working for architectural studios in Tehran as a designer and an instructor.