He was born in 1962 in Shiraz. he is graduated in cinematography from the university of television in dramatic literature . Abbas Rafei also established a film production company in 1995, when he produced his first movie named "Mina's secret". It has developed its activities for making many TV series, fiction and documentary movies. Until now, it has also cooperated with other movie-making companies all over the world. He has received a number of awards from the festivals all around the world.