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Aleksandra was born in Leningrad, Russia. In 2011 she finished her degree in «Camera» at the St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television in Russia. In 2012 her graduation film «Chud» represented Russia at the 65th Festival de Cannes, in the project «Global Russians». Between 2011 and 2014 Aleksandra worked as a DOP in Russia (Siberia, after Polar circle, Moscow and St. Petersburg). In 2014 she moved to Berlin. In 2017 she finished her Bachelor studies at Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf with the degree Bachelor of Fine Arts in «Cinematography». While studying she worked as a DOP in feature and documentary movies internationally. These movies were part of numerous international film festivals. The blend between Russian traditions in film and European way of working makes Aleksandra a professional DOP with a unique vision.

«Home Video»
Awards: Production Grant, GoEast Filmfestival, Germany, 2017

«Rituals»
Festivals: Nancy International Film Festival, Frankreich, 2017

«Day After Day»
Awards: «BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY» DOKer Moscow International Documentary Film Festival, Russia, 2017
Festivals:
DOK Leipzig, Germany, 2016
ITERFILM Berlin, Germany, 2016
KURZFILMWOCHE Landshuter, Germany 2017
INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE Regensburg, Germany, 2017
FILMETS Badalona Film Festival, Spanien, 2017
FÜNF SEEN FESTIVAL Landshut, Germany 2017
FILMFEST Dresden, Germany 2017
KRAKOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Polen 2017

«Privacy»
Festivals:
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, France 2016, short film corner
INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK Regensburg, Germany 2016, opening film
DOK.fest Munich, Germany 2016, opening film and official competition
NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD, Germany 2016, official competition
45. Edition des Lubuskie Filmsommers, Polen 2016

«Baker»
Awards: « Promo» at Russian Bicycle Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

«Behinde Antigone»
Awards:
«Best Male Actor», The International Random Film Festival 5th Edition, Gdynia, Poland
Diplom at 12 Film festival of young cinema «Green Apple», Novosibirsk, Russia

«Chud»
Awards:
«Best Children Actor», SWET MIRU International Festival, Russia, 2016
«Prize ROSKINO», SAINT ANNA Moscow, Russia, 2012
«Best Film» in Russian competition of short films, INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH, Russia, 2016
Festivals:
This film presented Russia at 65 Festeval de Cannes in the project «Global Russians», Cannes, France, 2012
SKENA UP International students film & theatre festival, Kosovo, 2012
SLEEPWALKERS Student and Short Film Competition, Estonia, 2012
THE ALTER-NATIVE 20 International short film festival, Transylvania 2012
FLICKS International Student Film Festival, The Netherlands, 2012
8TH INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILMFESTIVA, Bangladesh, 2014

«Structure of Vacuum»
Awards: « Debut» at Film Festival «World of Knowledge», St. Petersburg, Russia

«Easy Sixteen»
Awards: «For naivete and sincerity» at Film Festival «Nachalo», St. Petersburg, Russia