Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy


When I want to make a film I try to find a story I would be interested in as an audience member, then work out the most appropriate cinematographic style to shoot it with, so that the final result feels organic and seamless.    


Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy graduated from the Kiev State Institute of Theatre and Arts, majoring in feature film directing.
His debut short THE INCIDENT has competed in some 25 festivals in 17 countries. His short films DIAGNOSIS and DEAFNESS have both been nominated for a Golden Bear (2009 & 2010). In 2012, his short NUCLEAR WASTE won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival and was nominated for an EFA Award. His first full feature film, THE TRIBE (supported by HBF) premiered at the 2014 Semaine de la Critique in Cannes and won three prizes: The Nespresso Grand Prize, the France 4 Visionary Award and the Gan Foundation for Cinema Award. Since Cannes, THE TRIBE has won over thirty awards, including Best First Feature at BFI London and the Special Jury Prize at AFI Fest in LA. THE TRIBE was awarded European Discovery 2014 by the European Film Academy.

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