Born in USSR (Tajikistan)
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Filmography (extracts)
2019 - Fidelity (Верность) [fiction, 82 mn]
2017 - About love. Adults only (Про любовь. Только для взрослых) [fiction, 108 mn]
2014 - Name me (Как меня зовут) [fiction, 91 mn]
2010 - Tag Along (Хочу с тобой) [fiction, 10 mn]
2010 - Dog-Rose (Шиповник) [fiction, 31 mn]
2014 - Name me (Как меня зовут) from Nigina SAYFULLAEVA [fiction, 91 mn]
2010 - Tag Along (Хочу с тобой) from Nigina SAYFULLAEVA [fiction, 10 mn]
2010 - Dog-Rose (Шиповник) from Nigina SAYFULLAEVA [fiction, 31 mn]
2010 - Tag Along (Хочу с тобой) from Nigina SAYFULLAEVA [fiction, 10 mn]
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Fidelity :
First prize, Russian Film Festival For Another Russia, Paris (France), 2020
Diploma, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2019
Name me :
Special Jury prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2014
Best first film, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2014
Discovery of the year, International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2014

Director. Born in Dushanbe. Graduated from the faculty of art history at the Russian State University of Humanities RGGU (2005), then from the Institute of Modern Art. In 2010 graduated from the Higher Courses for Directors and Scriptwriters (workshop of V. Khotinenko, P. Finn and V. Fenchenko). Her short “I Want to Be With You” partic- ipated in the competition Kinotavr. Short 2010, and received a prize for Best Fiction Film at the festival KinoKlik. The following film, “Dogrose”, won the prize of Discovery of the Year in the nomination Best Actor, and a prize for Best Fiction Film at the film festival Saint Anna. Diploma of the Tarkovsky Award, diploma of IFF ArtoDocs. “Name me” is her feature debut.

Commentaries and bibliography
- Nigina Saifullaeva: Fidelity (Vernost’, 2019) , Birgit BEUMERS, 2021, Kinokultura
- Les courts métrages de Niguina Saïfoullaeva Julien MORVAN, 2020,
- Антистыд: «Верность» Нигины Сайфуллаевой Ольга КАСЬЯНОВА, 2019,
- M-Appeal Acquires Russian Erotic Drama Fidelity Leo BARRACLOUGH, 2019,
- RUSSIA BEYOND : Cinq films russes sortis 2019 que vous devez à tout prix regarder IOULIA CHAMPOROVA, 2019, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Pavel Ruminov, Nigina Saifullaeva, Natal'ia Merkulova, Aleksei Chupov, Rezo Gigineishvili, Evgenii Sheliakin, Anna Melikian: About Love: Adults Only (Pro liubov’: Tol’ko dlia vzroslykh, 2017) Olga MUKHORTOVA, 2018, Kinokultura
- Les huit étoiles montantes du cinéma russe 2017, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Нигина Сайфуллаева: Предназначение порнографии я понимаю, а эротика — это неинтересно 2014, Snob
- Nigina Saifullaeva: Name Me (Kak menia zovut, 2014) John A. RILEY, 2014, Kinokultura