Producer, scriptwriter, director, film critic, festival programmer Member of the European Film Academy and the National Academy and is the president of the “Kinoglaz” Com. Member of the Board of the Filmmakers Union of Russia. Vice-President of Film Critics Guild of Russia, Professor of VGIK.
Born in Moscow. Graduated from the State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) .Since 1995 she is a programmer at the Moscow International Film Festival. She was the author of the script to the documentaries Your Leaving Object Leonid Obolensky (Grand Prix of the IFF in Nyon, Switzerland), Farewell, Cannes, fiction features Season of Mists and Zone of Turbulence.
She produced The Kite which was awarded 12 prizes and nominated for the European Film Award, The Wedding Chest (Russia-Kyrgyzstan-France-Germany), official entry for the Oscar, more than 10 international prizes, Season of Mists (Russia-UK), Zone of Turbulence, The Empty Home, official entry from Kyrgyzstan for the “Oscar” (Russia-Kyrgyzstan-France).
As a director she made several shorts, fiction film Zone of turbulence, full-length documentaries Mamaev Kurgan, Rokossovsky, Rudolf Nureyev. Island of His Dreams (Russia-Turkey, main prize at the “Window to Europe” FF, Special prize of the Film Critics Guild of Russia), Seryozha, Interdom.