Born - 13.01.1908 Sebastia (now in Turkey). Died - 17.07.1975 in Yerevan.
After the Turkish massacres has adopted by Beduins, later spent some years in the American orphanage. 1924 - repatriated to Armenia. 1934 - graduated from the Cinematographer Department of VGIK and since that time worked as a cameraman and director of documentaries. Author of 3 feature and about 50 documentaries.
1932 - Kanaker Hydro Electric Station, doc.
1936 - Funeral of Komitas, doc.
1937 - Pushkin Days in Armenia, doc.
1939 - Mountainous March, co-cam. (along with G.Beknazaryan)
1939 - People of Our Collective Farm, co-cam. (along with I.Dildaryan)
1939 - Millennium, doc.
1945 - Native Country, doc.
1949 - Leninakan, doc.
1954 - Funeral of Catholicos Gevorg VI, doc.
1955 - Looking of the Addressee, co-cam. (along with Zh.Vardanyan)
1956 - Centuries and Years, doc.
1960 - A Poem about Armenia, doc.
1962 - Mesrop Mashtots, doc.
1964 - My Armenia, doc.
1967 - Rhythms of the City, doc.
1968 - Yerevan, doc.
1971 - Vano Khojabekyan, doc.