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”)
2014, 80 min
Production: “Yupiter FM”.
Starring: A.Sergeev, M.Berdinskikh
“Window to Europe”, International Film Festival, Vyborg, Russia
“Stalker”, International Film Festival, Moscow
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
short-lenght film, 2 parts
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
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