Announcing the beginning of the application process for The Sergey Bukovsky Film Programm (Kyiv, Ukraine) The Programm will be held from the first Monday of October till the end of May, two times a week, 7p.m. – 9:30 p.m., in downtown Kyiv, 46 Khmelnytskogo str.

To be considered for enrollment in the Programm, please send your application to or call the workshop manager Nina Fedorovna Khmil +380 98 968 6492 for more information.

The application packet must include:

  1. Biography (not resume/cv): 1800 characters, in Ukrainian or Russian
  2. Brief synopsis of the documentary film you would like to make: 200 characters
  3. 3-4 selfies

Applications will be accepted Sept. 1-Sept. 20, 2015.

Applicants who successfully pass the application review step of the selection process will be invited for an interview with the workshop instructors beginning on Sept. 22. Selection decisions will be made by Oct. 1.


Sergey Bukovsky—film director, People’s Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the State Award named after Taras Shevchenko
Sergey Ivanyuk—writer, literary critic, Ph.D. in philology sciences
Victoria Bondar—script writer, production manager, PR specialist
Svetlana Zaloga—film director
Igor Barba—sound director, Honored Worker of Arts of Ukraine
Olga Lysenko—psychologist, Ph.D. in psychology


  • Film directing
  • Fundamentals of cinematography skills
  • Script writing
  • Pre-production, production and post-production
  • Promotion
  • Film budgeting

We also plan to conduct master classes led by leading cinematographers of Ukraine and our European colleagues.