HARUTYUNYAN Arzuman

Founder, President of “Association of Audio-Visual Reporters” NGO
Director, Producer of “Art Site” LLC

Date and Place of Birth: March 14, 1959, Akhalkalak, Georgia

Education/Major:

1976-1981 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute; construction architect

1985-1988 Moscow Institute of Engineering and Construction; post-graduate studies in economics

Career:

2003-present director, producer of “Art Site” LLC

1998-present founder, president of “Association of Audio-Visual Reporters” NGO

1997-2007 head of Armenian Red Cross Society Information Department

1996-1997 program coordinator of Armenian Red Cross Society

1995-1996 film director of “Mir” Interstate TV and Radio Company

1993-1996 cameraman, director of “Bars Media” documentary studio

1988-1993 head of cost analysis department of the Institute of Economics and Construction

1985-1988 head of economics laboratory of the Institute for Training of Leading Construction Specialists

1983-1985 leading specialist of “YerevanShin” construction trust

1981-1983 military service, company commander

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 2003 International Federation of Journalists

Since 2005 Yerevan Press Club

Since 2008 Journalists Union of Armenia

Prizes/Awards:

1998 diploma for “Anti-AIDS” clip at “Input” first cooperation film festival of CIS countries (Moscow, Russia)

2004 special prize of UNESCO for “Best Studio in Social Advertising in Armenia” (Moscow, Russia)

2006 special prize for Public Service Advertisement (PSA) “Volunteers” at “I’m” International Youth Film Festival (Yerevan, Armenia)

2006 third prize of OSCE for PSA “Your Future is in Your Hand” (Yerevan, Armenia)

2008 special prize for scenario of PSA “Tolerance” of “Directors Without Borders” Program at Golden Apricot Film Festival (Yerevan, Armenia)

2011 third prize for PSA “Stop Child Trafficking” at “ White square” International AD Festival (Minsk, Belarus)

2011 first prize for PSA “Against AIDS” at “Lime” International Social AD Festival (Moscow, Russia)

2012 first prize for PSA “Against Trafficking” at Annual Journalistic Award (Yerevan, Armenia)

2015 second prize for PSA “Against Trafficking” at “Lime” International Social AD Festival (Moscow, Russia)

Publications: movies and clips for the television of Armenia, Mountainous Karabagh, Georgia, Russia and USA

1995 “Save the Horses” and “War and Church” documentaries

1996 “Monologue for Two” documentary and “ART Exhibition” (Video-ART)

1997 “Blessed Sunday” documentary

1998 “Anti-AIDS” and “Help us to Help” social clips

1999 “Federation in the Caucasus” documentary

2000 “Red Cross Mission in Armenia” documentary

2001 “Anti-Tuberculosis” social clip, “Robinson Hobby Club” and “First Aid” TV programs

2002 “Illegal Crossing of the Borders” animation and “Trafficking” social clips

2003 “Refuge”, Women Refugees”, “Communities in Action” documentaries and “How to Raise a Healthy Baby” TV program

2003-2019 social-educational and public awareness raising programs, social advertising clips, documentary, corporate and feature films

Hobbies: photography, tourism, cooking

Languages: Armenian, Russian, fair knowledge of English

Marital Status: married

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 60) 62 32 74 (office), (374 10)24 61 52 (home), (374 91) 43 23 12 (mob.)

Е-mail: arzuman@gmail.comaudio.visual@yahoo.comartsightstudio@yahoo.com

Web site: www.antitrafficking.am