Mojean Aria is an Australian actor, writer and director who won the 2017 Heath Ledger Scholarship award. He attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) at the age of fourteen. In 2004 he won a scholarship to The McDonald College High School of Performing Arts. In 2005 he landed a lead role in the feature film Cross Life directed by Claire McCarthy, which premiered at the Sydney Film Festival. He later relocated to Los Angeles. His work has been screened at; Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and more.