Born - 26.01.1922 in Tbilisi. Died - 19.12.1996 in Moscow, buried in Yerevan.
1939-1942 - art designer of Yerevan State Theatre.
1940 -1941- practitioner of Vakhtangov Drama Theatre in Moscow. 1941-1943 - director of "Window of Satire" in Yerevan. Since 1943 - worked at Armenfilm Studio first as an art director, then as a film director. 1946-1947 - studied at Moscow Director's Courses (R.Simonov's master-class). 1948-49 - graduated from the Advanced Directing Courses in VGIK (M.Romm's master class). 1952 - graduated from the Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute.
1952 - Architecture of Socialistic Yerevan, co-dir. (along with E.Karamyan), doc.
1952 - Achievements of Cattle Breeders, doc.
1955 - Looking of the Addressee
1956 - Captives of Hovazadzor Gorge
1958 - About My Friend
1958 - The Song of the First Love, co-dir. (along with L.Vagharshyan)
1960 - The Voices of Our District
1962 - Rings of Glory
1964 - The Difficult Pass
1965 - If You Happen to Come to Us to Haghpat, script, dir., doc.
1965 - Rosy Armen Sings, script, dir., doc.
1968 - There Lived a Man
1969 - Bridges over Oblivion
1971 - Khatabala
1972 - Armenian Murals, script, dir.
1972 - From Two to Eight, script, dir., doc.
1973 - Ceaseless Colors, script, dir., aie
1975 - This Green, Red World
1977 - Dmitri Nalbandyan - Artist, Citizen, script, dir., doc.
1978 - Snow in Black, script, dir.
1982 - Encounter
1983 - Let There Be Light, co-dir. (along with R.Yerznkyan), doc.
1985 - Where are You Going, Soldier?
1985 - Passport of Immortality, script and co-dir. (along with R.Yerznkyan), doc.
1987 - Five Letters of Farewell