By Oleg Kochubei
Kochubei: Film and television cameraman, photographer.
Born in 1965 in Iskitim, near Novosibirsk.
Graduated from the TU (1984) as a photographer and from the State Institute for Filmmaking (VGIK) in 1993, where he studied in the Department of Cinematography (O.K. Artusuelov's workshop).
Since 1992 he has worked primarily on television projects, directing and
shooting approximately 20 shows, including The Orchestra Pit (TEFI
prize, 2003) and Music Scores Don't Burn (TEFI prize, 2004), as
well as 25 documentary and feature video-films and many
Oleg Kochubei has been a member of the Creative Union of Russian Artists (photography and design section) since February 2000. He is also a member of the Moscow Union of Designers and regularly published in the domestic and international mass media. His photographs are in many private collections in Russia and abroad. He helped organize the photographic collective WE.
Filmography as cameraman:
Love That Moves the Stars, documentary (prize at the Volokolamsk Border Festival)
The Great Victory (multi-episodes), documentary
Libraries of the World (multi-episodes), documentary
Jerusalem: City of Three Religions, documentary
The Queue, documentary
The Student Andrei Tarkovskii, documentary (prize for cinematography at the Siberian Encounters Festival)
Church Dynasties (multi-episodes), documentary
Okunev's Crystal, documentary
The Late Supper (multi-episodes), feature
Older By a War. Letters, documentary (special mention at the Stalker Festival)
Lower Depths, short feature (prize for best comedy at the VGIK Festival)
Prelude, short feature
Screw the Suburbs [Sish na kokei], feature film
|1996-91||more than 20 feature and documentary films shot in the studios of Moldova-Film, Kishinev Telefilm, Odessa Film Studio, Gor'kii Film Studio, and others|