Company
Edgar Baghdasaryan film production
Born on March 9th, 1964, in Yerevan, Armenia.
Graduated from Armenian Agriculture Academy in 1985. After military service worked in state companies “Armgosestrada” and “Armconcert” as mass event director.
Since 1988 is working as assistant director at “Armenfilm” film studio.
In 1990 screened a debut movie “Games”.
Director at armenian-american film studio «Armenia film studio» up to 2009.
Creative director at international advertising agency «Publicis Hepta» since 2010.
Winner of numerous international festivals.
Filmography:
1990 «Games» short film. Prize for the best debut. Participant at more than 20 international festivals. (Clermont - Ferrand, Magdeburg, Riga, Toulouse, Valladolid, etc)
1997 «The Black Wall» full-length fiction film. Grand Prix at international festival Private Look, SPECIAL PRIZE JURY Varna, Bulgaria , etc.
2001 «THE LAND OF HOLY RITES» full-length documentary film. FIPRESSI Golden Apricot international film festival, the winner – best movie, best director, best operator, Grand Prix.
2006 «Mariam» full-length fiction film. International festival «New film of 21 century», Russia. Prize - «Best scenario».
2010 «FROM ARARAT TO ZION» documentary. “Best European movie” Swansea Bay Film Festival Great Britain, «Best international documental movie» international film festival «HEART OF ENGLAND», London/ , «Best documentary film » ARCA international film festival Los Angeles, etc. The film was shown in the United States on PBS 2 TV channel, as well as in Latin America, Europe, Japan, and Australia.
2011 «ZEMLYAK» - short film, fiction.
2013 «Forgiveness» - full-length fiction film.
2017 «The Simon s way» - short film, fiction.
Film Academy award –« The best short film 2016» , Winner «TMFF» The film of the year 2016, Mindfield Film Festival Los Angeles - Dimond awards. Winner : «Los Angeles short award», «Largo international film festival» Switzerland, «Indi fest film award» USA, «Boston Global film festival», «DMOFF» Great Britain, «Best short competition» Los Angeles, «Feel The Reel» international film festival USA…
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    The Simon s way2017
    Short
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    The Simon s way2017
    Short
Armenian film Academy winner- the best short film 2016
The Simon s way
Armenian film academy award - Best short film
2017
Birth Date
March 9, 1964
Nickname
edbag
Birth City
Yerevan
Current City
Yerevan
Hometown
Yerevan
Height
180
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Armenian
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Pisces
Married To
Karine Simonyan
Children
Lisa and Alexsander
Company
Edgar Baghdasaryan film production
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