About Me

Dara Sanandaji is an independent filmmaker who specializes in documentary-style storytelling, writing, and video editing. He has both levels of certification for Apple's Final Cut Pro X video editing software and is an independent freelancer for video editing projects. He works through his own production company, Golden Rule Films, LLC, to construct quality pieces of video art that are fit for mainstream distribution, corporate presentations/marketing pieces, and personal and family projects alike. For background, Dara also holds the Certified Financial Planner designation, is an active non-practicing lawyer, hosted a radio show, and was accepted into American Mensa in 2013. Please contact him here, and he will be happy to respond promptly to any and all inquiries. Many thanks for your interest!

I have been in the industry since 2013.

Added on 1/1/2017
This is a short video produced and edited by Dara Sanandaji in South Africa in 2014. "Shosholoza" is a traditional miner's song, originally sung by groups of men from the Ndebele ethnic group who traveled by steam train from their homes in Zimbabwe to work in South Africa's diamond and gold mines. It is now used to convey messages of hope and solidarity in times of hardship and distress. The high school students shown in this video continue to be an inspiration to Dara to this day.


Writer/Director/Producer/Editor – Two Weeks with Dada

May, 2014 — October, 2015
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Work with Dara Sanandaji

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