Director,
Writer
Born 1980, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Ilya KAZANKOV
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Илья Андреевич КАЗАНКОВ
Ilia KAZANKOV
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2012 - Boys (Мальчики) [fiction, 23 mn]
2011 - Games for Children of an Adult Age (Игры детей взрослого возраста) [fiction, 69 mn]
2009 - Mama (Мама) [fiction, 21 mn]
 
Writer
2012 - Boys (Мальчики) by Ilya KAZANKOV [fiction, 23 mn]
2009 - Mama (Мама) by Ilya KAZANKOV [fiction, 21 mn]

Other films
2008 - Шапка (The Cap), short
2007 - Утро (Morning), short

Awards :
Boys :
Award of The Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation, Short films, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2012
Jury Prize, Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2012
Mama :
Diploma, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2010
Third Best Feature Film, Open Film Festival for students and beginners, Moscow (Russia), 2010

Biography
Born in Leningrad in 1980.
Studied at the Dzerzhinsky Higher Naval-Engineering School, at the acting faculty of the St.-Petersburg Academy of Theatre.
Graduated from the director's faculty of the Film Institute VGIK (2009, workshop of V Khotinenko).
He directed the theatre production "God, send me Another" (2008, Vysotsky Centre). Received a diploma in the short competition at Kinotavr 2010 for the film "Mum".
In 2011 he made his full-length debut "Games for Children of an Adult Age".