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Temuulen Jargalsaikhan
2023 MFA Directing Temuulen Jargalsaikhan

About Temuulen

Temuulen Jargalsaikhan is an emerging filmmaker, actor, and director hailing from Mongolia. He has experience working on international productions from Germany, Italy, and Australia, establishing himself as a versatile professional in the film and theatre industry.
Having successfully attained his BFA in Acting from the MNUAC and Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2020, Temuulen began his career at the Alpha Theatre in Ulaanbaatar. In 2021, Temuulen took on the role of creative director at the Orfey Theater, where he started his exploration of experimental and innovative theatrical forms. He currently pursues ongoing studies in directing at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art).
Notable highlights of his career - "Crime and Punishment" by Bayaraa Ya. at the Orfey Theatre in 2021, "Faust" by Batbold M. at the Alpha Theatre in 2019. In addition to his productions in theatre, Temuulen's passion for filmmaking has led him to write and direct over 30 short films, video clips, and advertisements during this period.