Follow your dream and never give up.
Roxanne Phoenix (former Oxana Kriss) grew up in Odessa, Ukraine, during the Soviet Union time. She got her first degree, MBA, in Moscow and began to explore the World. She had been living and working in Moscow, UAE, Portugal, Cyprus, and France. There she used to lead, create, own, and manage different businesses, including tourism companies, cargo airlines, and international employment agencies. In 2009 she got settled in Australia. She studied Law in UNSW and got a Master's in Human Rights Law and Policy. She became interested in film making and studied it independently in the Australian Film Base school and the former documentary school Metro in Sydney. In 2016 Roxanne started her video production brand Golden Salamander Media. In 2017 Roxanne and her 8 years old son Nikita left Australia to explore Mexico. They spent a year in Mexico. The result of their exploration were two documentaries - "One Day with Doctor Sergio" and "Drop the School and Go Travel". Nikita took an active part in both films as a subject and as a camera person, researcher, storyteller, and presenter.
Roxanne is finishing the post production stage of "Drop the School and Go Travel", creating short films and music videos, playing small gigs as a musician (guitar+vocal) and homeschooling her son. Nikita is 11. He loves film making and studies it independently online. Both of them, Roxanne and Nikita, are planning the next film. Roxanne is a single mother of two. Her daughter is 25. She is a nurse in the emergency department in Sydney hospital.
  • Director (5 Credits)
    Cube of Truth.2021
    Documentary, Short
    Drop the School and Go Travel2020
    Documentary
    Fastidious Horses2020
    Music Video
    One Day with Doctor Sergio2020
    Documentary
    Red Rebels. We shall overcome.2020
    Music Video
  • Author (1 Credit)
    Red Rebels. We shall overcome.2020
    Music Video
Official Selection
Cube of Truth.
Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival
Manchester
2021
Official Selection
Cube of Truth.
Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival
Tokyo
2021
Official Selection
Cube of Truth.
Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival
Berlin
2021
Official Selection
Cube of Truth.
New York Lift-Off Film Festival
New York
2021
Award Winner
Cube of Truth.
OTB Only the Best Film Awards
Florida
2021
Selection
One Day with Doctor Sergio
Lift-Off Sessions
Online
2020
Finalist
One Day with Doctor Sergio
Near Nazareth Film Festival
Nazareth
Human Rights Award Winner
One Day with Doctor Sergio
RAGFF New York City
RAGFF New York City
Follow your dream and never give up.
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