Boris Akopov

Boris Akopov

Russia

Biography

Boris Akopov was born in 1985 in Moscow. He studied at the Moscow academy of Choreography. Boris worked in Moscow theaters such as the Kremlin ballet, the Bolshoi theater, the Theater of Classical Ballet. In 2011 he entered Russian State Institute of cinema (VGIK), the workshop by A. Eshpai and V. Fenchenko. In 2016, his graduation film THE PARADISE got a prize for best director at VGIK international student festival and a special mention of the jury chaired by Krzysztof Zanussi. His latest film THE BULL (2019) premieres internationally at KVIFF 2019 (East of the West - Competition).

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