Born 1981 in Tehran, Iran. An interest in cinema led Jafarian to begin writing film criticism for Iranian magazines such as Hamshahri Javan, 24 and Cinema. After graduating from Azad University Tehran in Electronics Engineering and Iranian Youth Cinema Society in 2006, he made his first short docudrama, PD 150, about filmmaking. To date, he has made several independent short films, short and long documentaries and many music videos and video arts. He was also manager of Story Workshop in Hamshahri office (2008-2009) and member of editorial board in Cinema Magazine (2009). His short film Umbra was selected for the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Short Film Competition.