Leila Moghtader

Canal+ Group / Head of the Photographic department

Leila Moghtader was born in Iran into an art loving family. Her father was a renowned architect and her mother was the owner & artistic director of The Litho Gallery, the first gallery to introduce lithography in Iran.

After receiving her Bachelors degree in English literature & photographic studies in Paris, Leila worked as a customer manager in several professional photographic laboratories including Dupon where she collaborated with prestigious photographers, Magnum and La Maison Européenne de la Photo.

Since 1999, she has worked for Canal+, a French premium television channel which was launched in 1984.

Currently Leila is the Head of the Photographic department at Canal+ Group, in charge of organizing photo shoots for the promotion and advertisement of their programs in Cinema, Television film series, Documentaries, Sports events and the News.

During her tenure at Canal +, she never stopped her own photographic career, always carrying her Nikon & Fuji cameras with her.

She participated in several solo & group exhibitions in Paris & Tehran.

Past Jury

Bernard Utudjian

Bernard Utudjian Galerie Polaris

Christine Ollier

Christine Ollier Filles du Calvaire

Eliane Laffont

Eliane Laffont Laffont Inc.

Françoise Paviot Vermès

Françoise Paviot Galerie Françoise Paviot

Janette Danel

Janette Danel KijK Galerie

Jean-François Camp

Jean Francois Camp Espace Dupon

Jerome Huffer

Jerome Huffer Paris Match

Kenan Aktulun

Kenan Aktulun Truth

Nathalie Belayche

Nathalie Belayche Visual Delight

Patricia Lanza

Patricia Lanza Annenberg Space for Photography

Patrick Kahn

Patrick Kahn SNAP! photo festival

Rebecca McClelland

Rebecca McClelland New Statesman Magazine

Tatiana Kurtanova

Tatiana Kurtanova Journal of Portfolio / FotoLoft Gallery