Born - 15.12.1929 in Arak (Iran).
1946 - his family moved to the Soviet Armenia. 1954 - graduated from the Yerevan Conservatory. 1962 - graduated from the Directing Department of VGIK (G.Roshale's master class). Since 1962 has been working as a film director at Armenfilm Studio. Has shot documentaries and animation films as well.
1961 - Tzhvzhik, short
1965 - Byurakan Observatory, co-script, dir., doc.
1967 - Karine, co-script, dir.
1970 - Morgan's Relative by Marriage, script, dir.
1970 - A Spring of Heghnar
1972 - Return
1975 - Our Daily Water
1977 - Adventures in the Forest, animation
1978 - Five More Days
1982 - Tale About a Mirror, animation
1984 - Earth and Gold, co-dir. (along with H.Margaryan)
1985 - Captain Arakel
1988 - Artsakh, co-script, dir., doc.
1989 - Reconstruction, doc.
1992 - Comrade Pandjuni, co-script, dir.
1995 - Ignoramus, script, dir., animation