Director, producer, screenwriter


Rashid Aghamaliyev was born on October 28, 1992. He studied philosophy at Utrecht University in the Netherlands in 2015. In 2017, he received a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies and Philology of the English Language at Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. In 2018, he graduated from the Film Production course at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU).

He is the co-author and editor-in-chief of the book Azerbaijan Animation published in 2018. He is the founder and director of the ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival, established in 2018. Since 2020, he has been the managing director of ANIMAFILM Studio based at “PERI FILM” LLC.

Rashid Aghamaliyev is the co-founder and chairperson of the Azerbaijan Animation Association.


Rashid Agamaliyev – Instagram

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ANIMAFILM Studio – Website

ANIMAFILM Studio – Instagram

ANİMAFİLM festivalı – Vebsayt

ANIMAFILM Festival – Instagram

Azerbaijan Animation book


  1. Dialogues with Zuleyha (2019, short documentary) – director, producer
  2. Where is Sara? (2021, animated short film) – executive producer
  3. Even Mice Belong in Heaven (2021, animated feature film) – production assistant
  4. Hadis (2023, animated short film) – producer
  5. Narqız (2024, animated short film. Production) – producer
  6. Unusual Fear (animated short film. Development) – producer
  7. Isi and Tutu (Animated Series. Development) – Producer, author of idea
  8. Hard Times (animated short film. Development)  director