Director, screenwriter, artist, animator, composer


Rustam Bashirov was born on February 10, 2001, in Baku city. He has been involved in creative activities from a very early age. In 2018, he completed high school and enrolled in the BFA Filmmaking program at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, USA. Since 2020, he has continued his education in the faculty of cinematography at ADMIU in Baku. In 2023, he started working on a short animated film for his thesis project.


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  1. “Poly” (short animated film, pre-production) – director, screenwriter, animator
  2. “Inanna” (short animated film, 2023) – director, screenwriter, artist, animator, composer