Kseniya Gapchenko

creative producer, director, curator of film programmes

Graduated from the Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov School of Documentary Film and Theatre. Worked as curator at the Documentary Film Centre. Participated in workshops and pitchings for European documentary film producers Eurodoc, Ex Oriente. Participant of the Dok Leipzig Dok Preview (How to Save a Dead Friend). Participant at the IDFA Forum (round-table pitching section) (How to Save a Dead Friend). IBF IDFA grant holder. Consistently works as an independent curator of film programmes.

In 2017 she founded with filmmaker Marusya Syroechkovskaya an independent company Docs Vostok, which produces independent documentary films. In 2021, together with producers Yulia Shaginurova and Asya Pavlovskaya, she founded Pitch Please! - a film consulting company, which aims to help emerging and experienced filmmakers in the creation, production and promotion of documentary and feature film projects.