BIOGRAPHY

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ARKADIY YAKHNIS

He graduated from Machine Building Institute as a mechanical engineer and worked for around 10 years at an automotive plant.

In 1987 he came to Moscow and from 1987 to 1989 studied at the Screenwriters and Filmmakers Higher Courses affiliated with the State Institute of Cinematography. He received a diploma of a Screenwriter.

 

He  is a member of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. 

He directed his movies in Germany and Ukraine ("Shoes From America”, ZDF/arte), Russia (“Horror Which Is Always With You”), Moldova (“Farewell”), Belarus (“Doorman”)

FILMOGRAPHY

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DOORMAN
2014, 80 min

Production: “Yupiter FM”.
Starring: A.Sergeev, M.Berdinskikh

“Window to Europe”, International Film Festival, Vyborg, Russia

“Stalker”, International Film Festival, Moscow

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SHOES FROM AMERICA
2001, 90 min

Production: Germany, Russia, Ukraine.
Starring: Ramaz Chkhikvadze, V. Маlektorovich, etc.
Director of Photography Sergey Yurizditskiy

International Film Festivals: Warsaw (Poland), 2001

"Kinotavr", Sotchi, (Russia) 2001
Leeds, Great Britain,2001
TV channel ZDF/Arte, 2001
Russian TV channel «Kultura/Culture», 2007

Two Dried Leaves
RENDEZVOUS
short-lenght film, 2 parts
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HORROR, WHICH IS ALWAYS WITH YOU
2007, 85 min

Production: "Mosfilm", studio «Stella»
Screenplay: Yuri Arabov (Best Script Award for “Moloch”, by Sokurov, 1999 Cannes FF)

Starring: Y. Nifontov, O. Fomin, M. Ilyina, etc.
International Film Festivals: Moscow, 2007

Karlovy Vary, 2007

Miami, 2008

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FAREWELL
1992, documentrary, 3 parts

International Film Festivals:

Nyon (Switzerland), Oberghausen (Germany), Warsaw (Poland), New-York, San Francisco (the U.S.A.)

WTTW Channel 11, Chicago, USA, 1998

«Rendezvous», short-length film, 2 parts.
Production: «Mosfilm». Starring: Т.Lavrentyeva, А. Sergeev.
Director of Photography Alexander Knyazhinskiy

International Film Festival «Debut», Moscow, 1992