Oles Hennadiyovych Sanin (Ukrainian: Олесь Геннадійович Санін; born July 30, 1972 in Kamin-Kashyrskyi) is a Ukrainian film director, actor, cinematographer, producer, musician and sculptor. Distinguished Artist of Ukraine; he was awarded the Alexander Dovzhenko Ukrainian State Award.
Sanin at Odessa International Film Festival (2010)
|Occupation||Film director, producer, screenwriter|
Born in Kamin-Kashyrskyi in the Volyn Oblast. He graduated of the Ivan Karpenko-Kary National University of Theatre, Film and TV in Kyiv in 1993 in the actor's class (tutor: Valentyna Zymniya) and finished the film directing course for feature films (tutor: Leonid Osyka) in 1998. He made his internships in the Netherlands and the United States. In the years 1994–2000 he worked as a film director, director of photography, director of the production in the feature and documentary films' section of the Ukrainian branch of the international organisation Internews Network (presently Internews). He produced several dozen documentaries (e.g. for such stations as Internews Network, Canal+, the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1, NTV, TNT, Polsat, DALAS studio, IKON, PRO Helvecia). He was the director of photography of several documentary films and directed a few documentary and feature short films.
Sanin presides over the Ukrainian Association of Young Cinematographers.
Awards and honorsEdit
- 1995 – Atentat – osinnie vbivstwo u Miunkheni (The Assassination – the Autumn Assassination in Munich) (actor)
- 2003 – Mamay (Ukrainian: Мамай) (film director, screenwriter, actor)
- 2012 – Match (The Match) (assistant director)
- 2013 – The Guide (Ukrainian: Поводир, або квіти мають очі, translit. Powodyr, abo kwity majut' oczi, meaning The Guide or flowers have eyes) (film director, screenwriter)
- 1994 – Matinka Nadiya (Mother Nadia)
- 1994 – Buria (The Storm)
- 1995 – Zymno (Winter)
- 1996 – Pustyn' (Deserts)
- 1998 – Tanok morzha (The Danse of the Walrus) (co-authored)
- 1999 – Natsiya. Lemky (A Nation – Lemkos)
- 1999 – Natsiya. Yevreyi (A Nation – Jews)
- 1999 – Hrikh (Sin)
- 2000 – Rizdvo, abo iak Hutsuly kintsia svitu chekaly (Christmas or how the Hutsuls were awaiting the Doomsday)
- 2001 – Аkvarel' (The Watercolour)
- 2005 – Den' siomyi (The Seventh Day) (film director)
- 2008 – Perebyzhchyk (The Defector) (co-authored with Mark Jonathan Harris)
- 2017 – Perelomnyi moment: vijna za demokratiyu v Ukrayini (Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine ) (co-authored with Mark Jonathan Harris)
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