Born in 1987 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Graduated from Bates College (USA) in 2009 with a BA in Theater and pursued MFA at the High Courses for Screenwriters and Directors in Moscow. Worked for Vice Media (...) in New York City and Dozhd Television Channel in Moscow as director of promo content. Edited over a dozen award-winning films. Made a full-length feature debut with "Chameleon" (co-directed with Elvin Adigozel), which competed at Locarno Film Festival’s Cineasti Del Presente section in 2013. Member of EAVE. Berlinale Talents Alumni. Co-founder of Coyote Cinema production company. Currently in development with a project titled "The Island Within".