Anna Melikian

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Anna Melikian
Anna Melikian in 2015
Born (1976-02-08) February 8, 1976 (age 47)
Occupation(s)film and TV director/ producer

Anna Melikian (Armenian: Աննա Մելիքյան; Russian: Анна Меликян; born February 8, 1976) is a Russian film and TV director/ producer whose work has been recognized with various awards at major international film festivals.[1] After her participation at Sundance Film Festival she was listed in the TOP 10 of most perspective film directors by Variety magazine.[2]


Anna Melikian was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. She spent her childhood in Yerevan, Armenia. At the age of 17 she moved to Moscow, Russia.[3]

Melikian studied at the All-Russian State University of Cinematography film school in Moscow (classes of Prof. Sergey Solovyov and Valery Rubinchik), where she was awarded the St. Anna prize for Poste restante (2000).

In the 1990s, she worked for a while on television as a director of several programs and as a writer of video commercials and TV projects.[4]

After the graduation she was granted by GosKino Russian organization, made various documental and TV films. In 2008 Melikian's Mermaid (2007) was awarded by the Berlin International Film Festival Prize.

Since 2005 all her films are shot under her private brand – the cinema company Magnum.[5]




  • Fairy (Фея, Feya) 2020
  • Tenderness (Нежность) 2020
  • The Three (Трое) 2020
  • About Love (Про любовь, Pro lyubov') 2015
  • Star (Звезда, Zvezda) 2014
  • Mermaid (Русалка, Rusalka) 2007
  • Mars (Марс) 2004
  • Poste restante (До Востребования) 2000



  • Mermaid 2007
  • Mars 2004


  1. ^ Peter Rollberg (2016). Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. US: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 481–482. ISBN 978-1442268425.
  2. ^ "Anna Melikian". Lenta.Ru. 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2008-12-17.
  3. ^ "Биография Анны Меликян — статьи и новости на". 7Дней.ру (in Russian). Retrieved 2021-11-17.
  4. ^ "Анна Меликян". Retrieved 2021-11-17.
  5. ^ "Анна Меликян". Retrieved 2021-11-17.

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