Born - 26.08.1935 in Leninakan (now Gyumry).
1964 - graduated from the Cinematographer Department of VGIK (L.Kosmatov's master-class). Acted as the Director of Photography of S.Paradjanov's "Ashik Kerib" and unfinished "Confession." Has had a successful pedagogical activity. Head of Cinema Department of Armenian State Pedagogical Institute, professor.
1964 - A Town - One Street (Yalta Film-Studio)
1965 - Hello, It Is Me
1965 - If You Happen to Come to Us to Haghpat, doc.
1967 - Seven Songs About Armenia, doc.
1968 - A Meeting at an Exhibition, short
1968 - Do Not Ring, Bell, Do Not Ring, doc.
1969 - It is Spring, It Snows...
1970 - Echoes of the Past
1972 - Chronicle of Yerevan Days
1973 - The Last Deed of Kamo
1974 - Here, on this Crossroads
1976 - Delivery
1978 - Neutral Situation, short
1978 - Snow in Black (co-camera - G.Hayrapetov)
1979 - Live Long
1980 - The Flight Starts from the Earth
1981 - Farewell Beyond the Border
1982 - Center of Mkhitarian's, doc.
1982 - The Mechanics of Happiness
1982 - Self-Portrait, doc.
1983 - Echmiadzin, doc.
1983 - The Fire
1983 - The Barber Whose Uncle Had His Head Bitten off by Circus Tiger
1986 - A Lonely Nut-Tree
1986 - Strange Games
1988 - Arshak II (co-camera - G.Hayrapetov)
1989 - Ashik Kerib (Georgia Film Studio)
1991 - Bobo
1991 - Three Sailors in a Hot Desert, short
1991 - Tovarish (Farabi Cinema Foundation, Iran)
1992 - Radio-Yerevan
1993 - P.S, co-cam. (along with A.Mirakyan), short
1994 - Disarmament (Farabi Cinema Foundation, Iran)
1995 - Labyrinth, co-cam. (along with V.Ter-Hakobyan, V.Petrosyan)
1999 - Silhouette, co-cam. (along with A.Mkrtchyan)