Eduard Novikov

Eduard Novikov

Director

Born in 1971 in the Sakha Republic, Eduard Novikov has made a name for himself as one of the region’s most impressive directors. He graduated from Saint Petersburg State University in 2001, where his final film God swept up awards at student festivals around the city, including a Best Feature Prize at the Beginning Festival. Novikov has since become a stalwart figure for Sakhafilm, a regional company dedicated to showcasing Yakut indigenous life on the big screen. His most recent feature The Lord Eagle (2018) received the Golden St. George at Moscow International Film Festival.

Films