Vasif_BabayevVASIF BABAYEV

Member of the Jury

Vasif Babayev is an author and director of about 45 documentaries. Some of these films have been awarded in different cinema forums. “Garden On The Coast” won a prize under film debut nomination in Kiev, “Prometey 67” Zone Film Festival, 1967, one of the best places in Moscow, 1st International TV Film Festival, 1968. “The Land Of Roses” awarded a Diploma in film-reportage in Tbilisi, “Prometey 69” Film Festival. “Soviet Azerbaijan” documentary won the award of Journalists USSR in Leningrad International TV Film Festival, 1977. Film “Shaki” won a prize of Nakhodka city in Vladivostok International Film Festival, 1978. “Khuraman” documentary won Grand Prix of All-Union television films in Baku, 1979, which was the first time in Azerbaijan film history. “Azerbaijan moves forward with big steps” won a Special Jury Prize at the same festival. “The Moment Of The Truth” documentary awarded a Diploma in Kiev International Film Festival, 1985. Vasif Babayev also was a member of the jury at the festivals held in Vladivostok, Baku, Alma-Ata, Kyiv. People`s Artist of Azerbaijan, Academician of International TV and Radio Academy, Presidential Grant-Holder.