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Balasanyan, Gurgen

Born - 15.10.1910 in Artamet (Van vilayet, Turkey). Died - 05.12.1982 in Yerevan.
1936 - graduated from the Moscow High Film School, VGIK. 1943-45- a leading cameraman in the front-line film crews. Among the 80 documentary films that he has shot are:

Filmography (selected)

1932 - Kurds-Yezids, feature, co-dir. (along with P.Barkhudaryan)
1936 - Funeral of Komitas.
1938 - The First Parliament of Soviet Armenia
1939 - Millennium
1940 - Country of Joy, co-dir. (along with L.Isahakyan)
1941 - For the Front-Lines
1944 - Armenia's Sons
1945 - Native Country, co-dir. (along with L.Isahakyan)
1947 - Return
1949 - Leninakan
1959 - On the Native Land
1961 - Actor of the Nation (Hrachya Nersisyan)
1962 - Mesrop Mashtots
1963 - Sayat Nova
1965 - Nelson Stepanyan
1969 - Admiral Isakov
1974 - Storks On The Roof
1979 - The Hero of Soil