Behzad Ahmadov

Born in 1988 | Baku, Azerbaijan

2010: BA Science, Baku State University 

Behzad is a filmmaker from Azerbaijan who began his academic journey studying science at Baku State University. However, his passion for storytelling led him to enroll at the International Film and Television School of Paris (EICAR) to study film.
During his time at EICAR, Behzad wrote and directed his thesis project, "The Sleepwalkers," which showcased his skills as a filmmaker. After graduating, he returned to Azerbaijan and began working as a freelance screenwriter.

Behzad's talent as a writer led to him writing three feature film scripts, including "Documentarian" (2015), "To Find a Woman" (2016), and "Harami" (2018). These films have received critical acclaim and have been screened at international film festivals.
Aside from his work in fiction films, Behzad is also a member of the Azerbaijani state Film Studio, where he has made a documentary about the Karabakh war hero Rohshan Huseynov. Behzad's dedication to the craft of filmmaking and his ability to tell compelling stories has earned him a place among Azerbaijan's most talented filmmakers. His work continues to inspire and captivate audiences both at home and abroad.


Second unit director of “the Pipers”, 2013
15 minutes

Second unit director of “Horla”, 2015
11 minutes

Writer of “Waiting for a cab”