Born 1971, USSR (Russia)
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Filmography (extracts)
2021 - Are you alive ? (Живы ли вы ?) [fiction, 114 mn]
2004 - Kuktau (Куктау) [fiction]
2021 - Are you alive ? (Живы ли вы ?) from Ildar YAGAFAROV [fiction, 114 mn]

In 1998 Ildar Yagafarov successfully graduated from VGIK (well-known masters M.Babak and S.Kochetkov workshop). In 2000 he shot his first film “Behetkei”. In 2001 this work received the diploma of the “Turkic cinema days” festival in Istanbul and in 2002 was named as the best one in nomination “Foreign student film” at Houston festival, USA. In 2005 his film “Kuktau” (“Sky mountain”) was awarded by the Film Producers Guild at Russian “Kinotavr” Film Festival. In 2005 Ildar Yagafarov founded “Yaproduction” film studio on the basis of which in 2010 a short-length feature film in Russian “Trinket” was shot and presented at the «Short Film Corner» within the framework of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. Also the “Trinket” was included in non competition program of the All-Russian Short author’s film Festival,2010 in Moscow. In 2012 the film “Yugaltu” participated in competition program of the VIII Kazan International Muslim Film Festival and received a special sponsor’s prize “For the contribution to the preservation of national traditions and the Tatar language”. In 2018 “Baigal” film was shot. The film received special major jury prize of the XXVII Open Festival “Kinoshok” in the city of Anapa. The award is given with the formulation “For caring attitude towards national traditions”. In 2019 “Baigal” received Mayor’s prize at KIMFF and Yuri Danilov (cameraman) won in the nomination “The best camera work of full-feature film”.