Efim Reznikov

is the art director and CEO of “Granat” film studio. He graduated from VGIK as cinematographer (professor A.Galperin’s workshop). Since 1982, he worked at Gorky film studio for children and youngsters as cinematographer. As Director of Photography, he filmed more than 10 films. In 1989, Yefim Reznikov was nominated for the Best Cinematographer at European festival “Felix” (Paris, France). Since 2002, he has a documentary directing workshop in VGIK and is also a leading professor of the documentary film department.


Selected filmography: Dancing Ghosts, 1992; Prisoners of Terpsichore, 1995; The Siberian Savior, 1998; Denial of Love, 1999; Fear, 2003, «Принцип Калины», 2004; Prisoners of Terpsichore 2, 2007; Arctic the Great I. Worship of Fire Spirit, 2014; Arctic the Great II. The Lessons of Life, 2015.

Arctic the Great II. The lessons of life (12+)

Russia, 2015, colour, 60 min.
Director: Efim Reznikov
Habitat – endless tundra. Task – to survive in the kingdom of ice. Characters – strong and courageous men – talk about life in extreme Arctic conditions.