Reza Salsany was born in Tehran, Iran. At the age of sixteen, he joined Youth Cinema Society and studied Photography, Cinematography and Filmmaking. He made a several 8mm and 16mm short films. He won photography awards in festivals in Iran. In 1994 in Tehran he attended Art University and began studying in the field of filmmaking. In 1999 he moved to Canada and continued his study in Filmmaking while he was making films and photographing.