Born in 8 january 1965 in Tbilisi. In 1986 he graduated from the National Theater and Film School Tbilisi, Camera Faculty. At the same time he left the Special Music School with a first in Jazz and Electronic Music. 1986-1991 he worked as a director of photography at the Georgian State Film Studio "kartuli filmi”. In 1992 he began his career as an independent filmmaker. Since 1993 he has been realizing a number of independent film projects in Moscow, London, Berlin and Munich.