Short To the Point

Short To the Point

Taniel is in the official selection of the wonderful Short To the Point film festival in Bucharest. It’s fantastic to screen the film alongside other nominees and share the film with the Romanian audiences. SHORT TO THE POINT (STTP) is an international network...
Summing up our week in Armenia

Summing up our week in Armenia

Being officially selected at the Golden Apricot International Film Festival was great, in a packed program with red carpet opening and closing ceremonies, a press conference and two screenings in Gyumri and Yerevan. We also had the opportunity to meet journalists,...
Yeğya Akgün on being the voice of Taniel

Yeğya Akgün on being the voice of Taniel

When I first heard about “Taniel”, I wanted to be a part of the production. Taniel Varoujan is one of my favourite poets and he still has an important place in Armenian culture. When you get his art and the way he uses his pen to create a surreal world,...
…Ո՛վ Լալագե |…You, Lalage!

…Ո՛վ Լալագե |…You, Lalage!

Varoujan is famous for his patriotic poetry, dedicated to his homeland and people, his songs of Armenian mountains and the villagers. His love poems, very romantic, sensual and erotic – are not as widely known, and “…Ո՛վ Լալագե” (…You, Lalage!) is one of them, and one...
Photographing “Taniel”:  Tatev Vardanyan

Photographing “Taniel”: Tatev Vardanyan

It was exciting to be invited to be the on set photographer for the filming of “Taniel”. I had worked other films’ sets before, music videos and documentaries, but never on a short film with a sizeable cast and crew. As the director Garo Berberian was a friend...