Born in Ardebil, Iran, in 1977. In 2004, he graduated in film directing. Even before studying cinema, Nemati was directing short movies. He debuted with Like the Umbrella of the Kids (1993), followed by The Lost Homework (1999), The Children’s Songs (2000), Free Line (2005) and With Him (2006). Those Three, his first feature film, was presented at Locarno Film Festival. He is also the director of the feature film Three and a Half (2011), shown at various film festivals, such as the one in Busan, in South Korea.