In Isolation

In Isolation is about five years in protagonists’ lives. Two Ukrainian musicians united in social responsibility and a conscious choice of their life path: Ihor is a solo violinist and teacher, Oleksandr is a rock musician who plays radical punk music. This film is about Ukraine, an Eastern European nation that is going through a major period of adversity. This film is about people who live in this ex-communist country. It is about contemporary non-commercial culture of music, dubbed as ‘non-format’. At the same time, this film is about non-commercial music performers and the challenges they face everyday.

  • Sergii Volkov
    2061 (directing debut, 2007), The Sanctuary of Dreams (2009), The Wall (2015)
  • Natalia Shevchuk
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    V otryve
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 21 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2016
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    Russian, Ukrainian
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Director Biography - Sergii Volkov

Co-founder of ART-WAY Production
Member of the Ukrainian National Union of Cinematographers

Born in Kharkiv in 1980
tel: +38050 303 87 21, +38098 502 64 65

I authored the following academic courses:
Photography for Film Schools: history, theory, practice
Dramatic View: Film Directors Mastering Camera 101

In 2013, I finished the post-graduate film directing and screenwriting program at the National University of Theatre, Cinema and Television named after Karpenko-Kary (Kyiv) as assistant to Ukrainian film-maker Aleksandr Koval.
From 2010 till 2014, I taught there.

In 2009, I graduated summa cum laude from the Institute of Cinema and TV of the Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts. Department of Cinematography
(under the guidance of Eduard Timlin)
In the 2009-2010 academic year I worked there as Assistant Professor

Selected Filmography

The Spiral of History (Kyiv, 2007)
Prophet (Kyiv, 2008)
Masquerade (Kyiv, 2013)
Monument Created by Lukyan (Kyiv, 2014)
The Gas Weapon (Ukraine – Sweden; Stockholm, 2014)

2061 (director and DOP, Kyiv, 2007)
The Sanctuary of Dreams (Kyiv, 2009)
The Wall (Kyiv, 2015)
In Isolation (Kyiv, 2016)

Currently Working On

Ten Minutes Younger (Kyiv, 2016)
Gazing into the darkness (Kyiv, 2017)

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