JURY / ANASTASIYA MIROSHNICHENKO
Studied at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts, Documentary Film Directing department, and the State Academy of Postgraduate Education (Higher School of Advertising). She has been working in television since 2008 as a director of historical, entertainment and scientific TV projects.
Her first documentary Crossroads (2014), telling a story of a homeless artist, won international festivals and broadcast acclaim, had a world premiere at Warsaw IFF and was awarded there with two prizes: Special Mention Jury Award and the Audience Award.
Anastasiya’s next documentary, Debut (2017), observing a theater club in women prison, premiered at IDFA in Amsterdam, received a Special Mention at Krakow film festival and was nominated by Belarus for The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Documentary Feature.