Film (United States)
"For the first time in my life, I decided to create something for myself. Tiko is the most honest, sincere, and frank project of mine. I was constantly doubting the sanity and logic of the project’s nature, but I kept thinking that if I am doing it for myself who is to judge? "
Born in Yerevan, raised in Russia, and currently based in Los Angeles, Tigran Nersisian is a film director whose work explores the topics of mental illness, identity, and self-exploration. His most recent film Out of Mind has been screened and awarded at various film festivals.
Today, he is working on a short film about an Armenian and Azerbaijani high school classmates who must unite to face skinheads. The story is set in 2000 in Russia.