Tofig Ismayilov (film director)

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Tofiq Ismayilov (6 April 1939 – 25 March 2016) was an Azerbaijani film director, screenwriter and film scholar.

Ismayilov directed over 30 films, including documentaries and starred in several films. From 2007, he lectured in the Azerbaijani State University of Culture and Art. [1] As a scholar, Ismayilov authored the encyclopedia The Cinema History of Turkic People. His articles were published in over fifty Turkish newspapers and journals. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Скончался известный азербайджанский режиссер Тофиг Исмайлов" (in Russian). Trend News Agency. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2016.