Saodat Ismailova



Saodat Ismailova was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and graduated from Tashkent State Art Institute, Cinema Department. In 2002 she went to Fabrica, Research and communication centre for residency, Italy. In 2005 she was invited as an artist in residence by DAAD program, Berlin. Saodat made several short films, documentaries screened at international film festivals, an award winning documentary Aral: Fishing in an Invisible Sea. In 2008 she put together production company MAP that is dedicated to development of young Central Asian Cinema. Currently she is in preproduction of her first feature film 40 Days of Silence supported by international film funds and developing her second feature film Barzagh.

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