Born - 11.02.1937 in Kasakh (Azerbaijan).
1955 -63 - cameraman assistant at Armenfilm Studio. 1965 - graduated from the Cinematographer Department of VGIK. Has been involved in pedagogical and public activities. Since 1987 - president of the Armenian Union of Filmmakers.
1964 - A Sham Informer, cam., short
1966 - Avdo's Car, co-cam. (along with L.Atoyants), short
1967 - Triangle, cam.
1968 - Song of Songs, cam., doc.
1969 - Bridges over Oblivion, cam.
1971 - Khatabala, cam.
1971 - Letters to Relatives, cam., doc.
1971 - A Report from Paris, cam., doc.
1973 - The Cliff, cam.
1973 - Winepress, cam.
1974 - "Ararat" in Beirut, script, cam., doc.
1975 - My Heart is in the Highlands, cam.
1975 - An Invitation to Dance, script, dir., cam., doc.
1975 - Today is a Sunny Day, cam., doc.
1977 - Nahapet, cam.
1978 - Arevik, cam.
1980 - A Piece of Sky, cam.
1982 - A Drop of Honey, cam.
1982 - Gikor, dir.
1984 - White Dreams, dir.
1985 - Sport Palace of Tsitsernakaberd, co-script, co-cam., doc.
1987 - Armenian Days in Argentina, co-script, co-cam., doc.
1991 - Hostages, dir.