KALANTAR Levon

Film Director of Media Initiatives Center

Date and Place of Birth: November 10, 1956, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1977-1981 Kh.Abovyan Armenian Pedagogical Institute; Department of Culture

Career:

1997-present film director of Media Initiatives Center/Internews Media Support public organization

1994-1995 film director of “A1+“ TV company

1993-1994 film director of “Bars-Media“ information agency

1981-1993 film director of the State TV and Radio of Armenia

1972-1974 assistant sound producer of “ArmenFilm“ movie studio

Prizes/Awards:

1999 First Prize at Eurasia International Teleforum; folklore program

Publications: State TV and Radio of Armenia, “A1+“, “Shoghakat“, “Shant“, “Interkap“, “Prometheus“ TV channels, television of Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, etc.

Fimography:

1999 “ALL THE PEOPLE ONCE…” 21 min

1999 “AYB, BEN, GIM” 19 min

1999 “REFLECTION” 32 min

Hobbies: music

Languages: Armenian, Russian; English, Norwegian and French (fair)

Marital Status: divorced, a son

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 58 36 20, 52 55 27 (office), (374 93) 50 48 41 (mob.)

E-mail: levon@internews.am