In 2015 I and director Lisa Babenko picked locations and developed "Towards the Figure of Father" visual concept of her film.
I've used Canon 5D camera with different lens. The most difficult was the sex scene in the bushes, where I gradually enter using the Flycam device.
I have ended editing my second doc film"Pit-hole:
It is based on interview made in
the summer, 2015 August 11.
In a small house on the remote district of Kiev there are wanderers living. They are street musicians that speaking of the spiritual permanent.
During this time I studied in Kateryna Gornostai's docfilms school at Gogolfest, Kyiv.
film is interesting mix of the spiritual quest,
authentic music, big ideas, doubt and artist place in
can be viewed here (only russian subtitles by now).
full-length documentary film "Vote
for our theater, please"
Art Group of young artist-performers fights for the chance to win 100 000 UAH (12 000 USD at that time) to create own theater. They need support in form of Likes. And that just will not do for the Likes...
is divided into the countdown time parts
to the final deadline.
me it is a very important film about the riot of the
creative energy and drive to the Dream / Goal.
did premier screening in the cinema of GogolFest
have three main works.
had create an experimental short film
for the Dreamfest
the theme of dreams. Is it based on my poem about
creative process as whole.
Core idea: combining oscillation of two aesthetics - documentary manual camera and staged studio picture on a prof camera.
I became a Man in the film's world. A Girl plays a young actress Nastya Vergeles. Both of us all the time with eyes closed. Detailed description on russian.
I wanted to work with the idea of creating a narrative collage. Typically, this is inconsistency techniques: collage is postmodern method and narrative with a direct hero's journey is modern. I cut my script to create similar to the memory collage flash experience. Else I add some puzzles on Taras Shevchenko memorial places (a monument, a memorial hut, in the final in behind chapels, where his funeral was help).
for the Ukrainian state in 2012 year,
my short film "National
Idea in Ukraine" or "N.I.V.U."
of a larger project "Ukraine,
I involved in project in 2010 almost from the beginning and wrote 17 scripts, two of which were selected for the money support and filming stage.
In the beginning I wrote script without talking. But then in the discussion, we all agreed that the insertion of only one word in the climax is even better.
I worked with Fresh production for casting, selection of locations (the hotel entrance and the hotel room, restaurant, university, her room, parks and streets, tram, lake) and three days of filming. All film visual decisions made with Diana Olifirova, who became the operator of this and my first film.
To change flags still like continuous day/night moment we used a generator and flood by light all the street.
General coordination of shooting a very cool process and production in this great help.
We did some experimentation with color-correction profiles. And sound was mixed to 5.1 for cinemas.
Movie premiere shown at the fest of Tarkovskih in Kyiv.
My first short film
"Happens" (2011-12) is based on a theatrical monologue by Lena Shevchenko.
It was difficult because we have done all ourselves without a budget. You can read detailed description (rus lang).
Watch the short film "Happens"
The film was premiere screened at the festival in Kharkov.