Film / DocUMENTARY
Raznik’s Hunger - Short Film Writer / Director / Editor
A mysterious man suffering from anterograde amnesia (no new memories) finds himself in a neurologist’s consultation. How will he return to his far away wife if he can’t trust the help of his doctor, let alone remember what he last ate. Inspired by true events: "The Lost Mariner" by Oliver Sacks. AFTRS student film 2017. Shot in 8 hours, including wardrobe, make-up, and rehearsal.
Echoes of MY ANCESTORS - documentary director / producer / camera
Snippet trailer of the 27-minute documentary aired on ABC-TV’s Compass program; Australian Armenian Shahane Bekarian discovers a treasure trove of archival interviews that include his grandfather. What he learns from survivors who escaped to Australia, after the Armenian Genocide of 1915, forces him to confront his own cultural inheritance.
ABC TV, 2018 (half-hour version).
Golden Apricot International Film Festival, Yerevan Armenia, 2017 (1 hour version titled Children of a Genocide).
Glendale International Film Festival, Los Angeles California, 2017 (1 hour version titled Children of a Genocide).
Sydney & Melbourne Armenian Community event, 2016 (1 hour version titled Children of a Genocide).
Genocide memoir: Boghos Tavrayan - Short FILM - 14min filmmaker / EDITOR
At the age of four, they took his parents away. He didn't know what happened to them, nor why his parents were abhorred. The only thing he knew was his first name.
Screenings / Awards:
Pomegranate Film Festival, Toronto Canada, 2013 - Best Short Documentary.
ARPA International Film Festival, Los Angeles California, 2012.
ANCA Genocide Commemoration, Sydney Australia, 2012.
the blind passenger - short film (trailer) DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / editor / FX
A solitary blind man struggles for independence locked in a mind numbing persistence of his memory. The Blind Passenger is a 15-minute experimental art-house psyche-thriller taken from the mind / point-of-view of a blind man.
Screenings / Awards:
Sydney Underground Film Festival, 2013 - Audience Choice Short Film
B-Movie Underground & Trash Film Festival, Breda Holland 2014 - Best Short Nomination
Revelation Perth International Film Festival 2014
A Night of Horror International Film Festival, Sydney 2014
PollyGrind Film Festival, Las Vegas 2014
Tommy the kid - short film - 12min
A lighthearted short film about life's small victories. Directed by Stuart Clegg.