Team

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Director

Tonia Noyabriova

A young Ukrainian filmmaker has written and directed short films, TV shows, music videos.

A Hero of My Time is Tonia’s debut full-length feature film.

Selected music videos: Kvinty (Fifths), Hovoryly i kuryly (Talkin’ & Smokin’), Mistsia shchaslyvykh liudey (Happy Folks’ Places), Pershyi medliak (First Slow Dance) by Skriabin; Rodina (Motherland) by Pianoboy

Selected filmography:
2018 — A Hero of My Time, feature film
2015 — All’s Fine, short film
2014 — Odesa, short film
2012 — Independence Day, short film
2008 — 13 Months, co-director
 

DOP

Tato Kotetishvili

A Georgian cinematographer with a fresh visual perspective. He graduated from The Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź, Poland (PWSFTViT).

«He collaborated on Blind Dates (2013) which won awards at Berlinale, Sofia IFF, Tokyo IFF, Montreal Festival of New Cinema, among other festivals.

Selected filmography:
2018 — A Hero of My Time, dir. by Tonia Noyabriova (DOP)
2016 — The Life of Anna, dir. by Nino Bazylia (DOP)
2013 — Blind Dates, dir. by Levan Koguashvili (DOP)
2012 — Watermelon, short film (director)
2011 — Invisible Border, dir. by Haukur Margeir Hrafnsson, documentary short (DOP)

Editor

Tamuna Karumidze

A gifted Georgian director, editor and actress. Her film about freedom-loving skaters from Georgian streets, When the Earth Seems to Be Light, won awards at festivals in Amsterdam, Mexico, Minsk and Tbilisi.

Selected filmography:
2015 — When the Earth Seems to Be Light, dir. by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze & David Meskhi (director, editor, DOP)
2013 — A Fold in My Blanket (editor)
2006 — Trigger Tiger, dir. by Salome Machaidze (editor)
2003 — Bandits, dir. By Zaza Rusadze (editor)

Producers

Anna Palenchuk

Anna Palenchuk produced the Ukrainian film market’s first official co-production, Eastalgia (Ukraine/Serbia/Germany). She is the founder of 435 Films (Ukraine).

Her productions have been presented at Berlinale, PÖFF, TIFF, IDFA, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Odesa International Film Festival.

She was selected as participant of the Berlinale co-production market several times.

Selected filmography:
2018 — A Hero of My Time, dir. by Tonia Noyabriova
2017— 99 Songs, India, dir. by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy
2016 — Winner, India, dir. by Gopichand Malineni
2016 — Mariupolis, dir. by Mantas Kvedaravicius (world premiere at Berlinale ), documentary
2016 — Close Relations, dir. by Vitaly Mansky (TIFF, IDFA), documentary
2014 — Sashka, TV series (100 episodes)
2012 — Eastalgia, Ukraine/Serbia/Germany, dir. by Daria Onyshchenko, the first official co-production in Ukraine

Mykola Konopelko

Producer and co-owner of Creative Boutique Films, owner of Creative Boutique group of companies.

He has a long-term experience in producing advertising, TV and radio shows, animated and documentary films.

Selected filmography:
2018 — A Hero of My Time, dir. by Tonia Noyabriova
2015 — Dnipropetrovsk. Znovu i nazavzhdy (“Dnipropetrovsk. Again and Forever”), documentary
2014 — Nasha Nadiya (“Our Nadiya”), dir. by Volodymyr Tykhy, documentary
2010 — TV comedy show Ukrayinski novi novyny (“Ukraine’s Newest News”)
2008 – “Comedy Club UA”, animated series

Executive producer

Polina Bushynska

Producer, founder of the company "Up Ua Studio" (Ukraine). She has occasions in production of full-length and short-length films, and also has experience in ukrainian cinema distributing and organizing various cinema events, premieres and other occasion.

Selected filmography:
2018 — "IMAN" - producer, "In joy and only in joy", "Hero of my time" – (by Tonia Noyabrova), "5 Baks", "Family Affair" - executive producer
2017 — "Coffee in a circle", "Father's Day", "Trachtimir's story" - producer, "Hero of my time" - executive producer, "99 Songs" dir. Vishwes Krishnamarut film service (India) - Line Producer
2016 — "Occupation" - line producer, "Podorozh", "Vodacha" -, "Champion", "Synagogue" - executive producer, "Nut turtledove" - director of the promoter, "Eight" - distributor
2015 — Mariupolis, dir. Mantas Kvedaravičius - project manager, "Love me", "My Mermaid, my Loreley", "Lost City", "On the other side", "Crimea as it was" - distributor
2014 —documentary "Our Hope", co-organizer of the project "Ukrainian Cinema Week in Support of Oleg Sentsov" (Ukraine, Georgia, Germany), "Kinokukhnya" project
2013 —TV series "Sashka" - Deputy Director