Timofey Zhalnin

Timofey Zhalnin

Director

Timofey Zhalnin was born in Novokuznetsk in 1981. After beginning his career in television advertising, he founded the experimental theatre group Luksorr in 2000, where he was director until 2007. From here, he studied filmmaking in St Petersburg, during which time he made a number of shorts. His film F5 won the main prize in the short film competition at Kinotavr in 2013. Coupled is his first feature film and was nominated as best debut at Kinotavr in 2018.

Films