Born - 15.02.1938 in Yerevan.
Worked as a assistant cameraman at Armenfilm Studio. 1962-66 - studied at the Cinematographer Department of the Moscow High Film School, VGIK. Since 1966 - director of photography at Armenfilm, where he shot short and full-length feature films as well as the first Armenian puppet film. 1968 - directed his first documentary film "Armenia's Stones" which was followed by many others. Has shot 9 feature films, 3 puppets and more than 30 documentaries.
1968 - Armenia's Stones, script, dir., cam., doc.
1970 - A Shot on the Border, co-cam. (along with I.Dildaryan)
1971 - Alarm Bell, script, dir., cam., doc.
1972 - Monument, co-cam. (along with Zh.Vardanyan), short
1973 - Wrong Expression, dir., puppet
1974 - Sport, sport, sport…, script, dir., puppet
1975 - The Dog and the Cat, dir., puppet
1979 - Oh, Gevorg!, short
1979 - World in the Mirror, short
1980 - The Rock, doc.
1980 - Stars of Our Yard, short
1981 - The Old Man and the Wind, short
1981 - Sources, doc.
1983 - Along the Path of Eternity, doc.
1983 - Mother Anush
1983 - Tale About a Little Swan, doc.
1985 - And Every Sunday, doc.
1987 - Confession, doc.
1987 - Kond, doc.
1988 - Avetis, doc.
1988 - The White City, doc.
1989 - Meetings in Paris, doc.
1989 - Requiem, doc.
1990 - Garik Basmajyan, doc.
1992 - Zhano and His Friends, doc.
1993 - "P.S.," short
1997 - Without a Title
2000 - Crazy Angel