Director, animator, artist


Mehriban Aliyeva was born on August 26, 2008 in Sheki District, Bash Layiski village. She received her primary education at Qumux village secondary school.

In 2023, she participated in the 6th ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival with her film “The Dreamer”. She worked as an animator in the trailer of that festival and later in the documentary film “Durna”. That year, she participated in a workshop titled “Women’s Rights through Animation Films” organized by ANIMAFILM School and her project was awarded first place in the pitching competition.

She is currently working on her film project about one of the first Azerbaijani female pilots, Zuleykha Seyidmammadova.

She has been a member of the Azerbaijan Animation Association since 2023.


  1. Trailer of the 6th ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival (2023) – animator
  2. “Where are you from, durna?” (art documentary film, 2023) – animator
  3. “The Dreamer” (2023, short animation film) – director, artist, animator