Alexei Medvedev

Program director, curator

Alexei Medvedev was born in 1969 in Moscow. From 1989 to 1994 he studied film direction at the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography (in the workshop of Arkady Sirenko). In the 90-s he pursued his career as journalist, film critic, translator. From 2000 to 2006 he was member of the selection committee of the Moscow International Film Festival. He worked as a director of programming for many film festivals including 2morrow (Moscow, 2007-2009), Zerkalo (Ivanovo, 2011), 2-in-1 IFF of Contemporary Cinema, (Moscow, 2009-2012). From 2012, he has been one of the organizers of the Sakhalin IFF «On the Edge». Also curates the programmes of Yakutsk, Kaliningrad, and Archangelsk IFFs.