CEO | Co-founder
Ella Manzheeva was born in 1981 in the Russian republic of Kalmykia. She is the first Kalmyk director. In 2013 Ella participated in Berlinale Talents. Her feature debut "THE GULLS" premiered 2015 at Berlinale Forum and won the Best Debut Prize at Open Russian Film Festival «Kinotavr» 2015. Ella was nominated in 2015 for the APSA UNESCO Award Achievement for outstanding contribution to the promotion and preservation of the cultural diversity through the medium of film.
Her project «Tachal» one of the three projects from around the world, which was selected to the prestigious Berlinale Residency (Berlinale IFF). And in February 2016 it was presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market, and also in the Russian pavilion (ROSKINO) at the Cannes Film Festival.