Meeting with Manouchehr Farid in Australia

All expenses were paid by the government including the use of film equipment, raw stock, processing, animation materials, and the student’s housing and board costs, plus a stipend of about $300 a month. In return, students were required to work for the government after their graduation for a period of five years as a camera-person, sound recordist, etc., usually at NIRT in Tehran or its branches in the other cities.