YANA DROUZ

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

1956 born in Kiev
1963 - 1973 secondary and music school in Kiev
1973 first role in a feature film - Dovzhenko Studios, Kiev
Since    1973 35 roles in feature and TV films
1978 graduated from Drama School at the Maly Theatre, Moscow
1978 - 1981 worked in Germany, actress, DEFA Studios, Babelsberg
1986 graduated from VGIK - Film Academy, Moscow
Since    1986 film director, Mosfilm Studios and Russian TV
Since    1990 member of the Film-Makers' Union
1996 Retrospective of films in the Cinématèque Francaise 
at the 60th Annivesary of the Cinemateque, Paris
1999 One-week screenings of Selected films in Berlin
2001 - 2002

Guest Professor at the Film and TV Department of the Art Academy, University of Kassel, Germany

Since 2003 Professor co-heading the Film and TV Department of the Art Academy, University of Kassel, Germany

 

FILMOGRAPHY

"Duet"                                  -1982, VGIK Studios, Dierector and the Script,

                                                           feature short, Diploma at the World

Youth Festival, Moscow, 1984

"The Line"                           -1983, VGIK Studios, Director, feature short,

                                                           Diploma of the Students' Film Festival,

Babelsberg, 1983

"The Winter of 1942"          -1986, Mosfilm Studios, Director, feature short,

 "Here We Are"                     -1987, Sverdlovsk Film Studios, Director,

documentary short

"O Pole, Pole..."

(Oh, Field...)                          -1989, Mosfilm Studios, Director, feature short,

"Samolyot, Kavkaz

i Merkury"                             -1990, Russian TV, Director, documentary

 

"Loretty the Clown"            -1990-1993, Russian TV, Director and the Script,

"Sunny Hare"                                       Original genre series for children -

"The Rabbit School"                            Puppets in the natural environment      

"The Secret of the

Rag Puppet"

"Respectable People"           -1992, Russian TV, Director, documentary

 "The Little Angel"               -1992, Russian TV, Director, feature short,

                                                           MAIN  PRIZE of the 22nd International

Film Festival in Figueira da Foz, Portugal,1993

"Side by Side"                       -1995, Independent Production,

                                                           Director and the Script, feature

                                                           Screenings in Smithstonian Institution

Hirshhorm Museum, Washington, 1995

                                                           MAIN  PRIZE of  the 3rd International

Author's Film Festival, Belgrade, 1996

"I Can' t"                              -1995, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin,

                                                           Director and the Script, feature short

                                                            Special Mention of the 6th International

Video Festival in Vigo, Spain, 1995

"Indians, Seringueros

and Other Wilds"                 -1999, Neue Prometheus Film, Dusseldorf,

                                                           Director of Film Editing, documentary

"Love, Lies, Mystery"           -2000, Film with children on their own stories

                                                           after a Workshop in a collaboration with

                                                           Evangelical Church "Kirche zur Heimat"

                                                           in Berlin, Director and

                                                           Artistic Manager of the Workshop

"I Love You,

I Hate You"                           -2001, Film with children on their own stories,

Independent Production, Director

"Symposion "M"                  -2001, Independent Production,

Director and the Sript, documentary