Elmar Imanov

Elmar Imanov at IFFR

Azerbaijan-born filmmaker Elmar IMANOV (1985) is currently based Cologne, where he studied Directing at the internationale filmschule köln (ifs). His graduation film Die Schaukel des Sargmachers/The Swing of the Coffin Maker (2012) was presented at more than 120 film festivals and won 42 awards worldwide, among which the Student Oscar. His follow-up short TORN (2014) had its world premiere at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. Both films were produced by Eva Blondiau, with whom he founded the production company COLOR OF MAY.

Filmography

(selection) Die Schaukel des Sargmachers/The Swing of the Coffin Maker (2012, short), TORN (2014, short), Ende der Saison/End of Season (2019)

More info: Elmar Imanov


Elmar Imanov at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR