Shamil Aliyev – screenwriter, producer, director
Shamil Aliyev was born on June 26 1960 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
After graduating from Azerbaijan State Institute of Culture in 1989, he had worked as film director in “Azerbaijanfilm” state-owned movie studio. His first feature film “Confession” was shot independently.
As director he further worked on various national TV channels. Mr. Aliyev was an author and director of several projects on TV. Among them, “Film Media”, “Cinematography”, “Classicists and contemporaries” dedicated to such cinematographers as Alfred Hitchcock, K. Zanussi, Andrei Tarkovski and others.
In 1999 he shot his short fiction film “Occasional Meeting” (35mm).
He is also a founder and director of NURFILM Producer Center