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ELMAR Elmar Imanov IMANOV

E-MAIL: ELMARIMANOV@GMAIL.COM

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ABOUT

Elmar Imanov was born in 1985 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Since 1998 he is living in Cologne, Germany. After several practical trainings in Germany and Azerbaijan he studied "directing" at the ifs internationale filmschule köln.

His graduation film The Swing of the Coffin Maker (2012) was presented on over 100 film festivals and won 30 awards worldwide including the Student Academy Award / Student Oscar® in the category “Best Foreign Film”. His next short film TORN (2014) had its world premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes.

Both films were produced by Eva Blondiau with whom he founded the production company COLOR OF MAY.