Kaveh Nabatian has a BFA in Film Production with a minor in Jazz Studies from Concordia University. He plays trumpet in the avant-chamber ensemble Bell Orchestre, winner of a Juno Award for Best Instrumental Music. His short films Vapor (2010) and Love (2011) have both screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Nan Lakou Kanaval (2014) won the Creativity Prize at the Festival du nouveau cinéma and Best Direction—Quebec at REGARD, the Saguenay International Short Film Festival. Nabatian was nominated for Best Short/Mid-length Film at the 2011 Jutra Awards, as well as Best Live Action Short Drama for Vapor at the 2011 Genie Awards.