Husband and wife team Hamid Rahmanian and Melissa Hibbard are dedicated to producing artistic projects that positively affect the way people look at the world around them. They have produced award‐winning documentary and fiction film, graphic design, photography and literature for over two decades. Their films have received international awards and screened worldwide at festivals, theaters and on television. Their latest project, the Shahnameh Project includes a 600 page illustrated edition of the 1000-year-old Persian epic poem, Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings which was published in 2013. It has been well received by readers and critics around the world and has made multiple bestseller lists. In 2016 they premiered the stage production of Feathers of Fire, based on a tale from the Shahnameh. This cinematic live production premiered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and is currently touring around the world.