Background

Grandfather: 

SARGIS SAFARIAN (1898-1975): Art Director/Production Designer of the first Armenian sound-movie 'PEPO' (1935) and 17 other feature films, was the founder of the Dekoration and Technical Department of 'Armenfilm' Studios and was heading it for many years. Autor of numerous comercial posters for local and worldwide distribution of Armenian films. 

Father: 

SOUREN SAFARIAN (1923-1988): internationally recognized Armenian artist, was heading the Union of Artists of Armenia for 16 years, founded in 70es worldwide famous Anual 'Exhibition of One Work' - sensorship free, which was the only one in the whole Sviet Union. Sfarian's works were exposed in Montreal, Paris, Budapest, Berlin, Moscow, Tokio. 

Education: 

Design Studio at the Union of Architects of Armenia,
State Fine Art and Drama Academy in Yerevan, Armenia
State Film Academy (VGIK) in Moscow

Professional experience: 

Drama Theatre of Armenian State TV, actor
Armenian Documentary Films Studios, assistent director and director
'Armenfilm' Studios, director
'Neue Prometheus Film' - Dusseldorf, Germany, script and project developement
ORB - German 1st TV Programm, director

Interior decorative and exterior design in Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin
Interior and Exterior design of Cafe-Restaurant 'Windows' in Berlin
Film and Theatrical Posters (Armenia, Russia, The Netherlands, France)
Personal and Group exhibitions (Armenia, Germany, France)