Aleksey Uchitel — Russian Film Director, General Director, Creative Production Association ROCK
Born on August 31, 1951 in Leningrad

Ranks and titles:
1996: Merited Art Professional of Russia
2001: People's Artist of Russia

1975: Camera department of Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) (Roman Ilyin’s class).

1968: cameraman, then director at LSDF (now St. Petersburg Studio of Documentary Films)
1992-present: artistic director at Rock Films production association

1980: Lenin Komsomol Prize (film How Many Faces Does the Disco Have?)
1991: First Prize, BornShorts Film Festival, Bornholm, non-fiction film The Bypass Canal)
1993: First Prize for full-length film, Rossiya Open Documentary Film Festival in Yekaterinburg (film Butterfly)
1996: Best Film, Russian film festival in Honfleur (film Gisele's Mania)
1997 - Jury Prize, International Mystery Film Festival of Cattolica (film Gisele's Mania)
1998 - CIS International Art Festival Commonwealth (film The Elite)
1999: Diploma of Stuttgart International Film Festival (film The Elite)
2000: Listapad Bronze, Minsk International Film Festival Listapad (film His Wife's Diary)
2000: Grand Prix, Best Film, Kinotavr festival in Sochi (film His Wife's Diary)
2000: Nika Award for Best feature film (film His Wife's Diary)
2001: Jury Grand Prix, Literature and Cinema Russian film festival in Gatchina (film His Wife's Diary)
2003: Grand Prix, Window to Europe Film Festival in Vyborg (film The Stroll)
2003: Prize of the Russian Federation of Film Clubs, Moscow International Film Festival (film The Stroll)
2003: Jury Special Prize, FIPRESCI Prize, Findling Prize at Cottbus Film Festival (film The Stroll)
2005: Bronze Horseman, the Professional Awards of the Lenfilm Studio (Best Director, film Dreaming of Space)
2005: Golden Saint George Grand Prix, Moscow International Film Festival (Best Film, film Dreaming of Space)
2005: Golden Eagle Award for Best Director (film Dreaming of Space)


14 january 17:15–18:15
Expert Discussion


Digital Room

Languages: Russian, English
Moderator: Yuliana Slashcheva Panellists: Eduard Iloyan, Olga Lyubimova, Sergey Novikov, Sofia Trotsenko, Aleksey Uchitel