Anna Dranitsyna (born April 7, 1981) is a Russian-born film director, producer, screenwriter, and film editor. She is best known for her award-winning films such as "The Miracle of St. Petersburg" (2009), "I Wish I Were a Bear" (2012), and "The Price of Life" (2015).
Anna was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, to a family of artists. She was exposed to the world of art from a young age, as her parents owned an art gallery and her mother was a painter. Anna developed an interest in film and theatre at an early age and was determined to pursue a career in the creative arts.
After completing her education, Anna began working as a film editor in 2004. She worked on a variety of films and gained valuable experience in the industry. In 2009, Anna made her directorial debut with the film "The Miracle of St. Petersburg." The film was a critical and commercial success, winning numerous awards, including Best Director at the Russian Academy of Cinema Awards.
In 2012, Anna directed the romantic comedy "I Wish I Were a Bear" which was well-received by audiences and critics alike. She was also nominated for Best Director at the Russian Academy of Cinema Awards for the film.
The following year, Anna directed the drama "The Price of Life," which was well-received by critics and won several awards, including Best Director at the Russian Academy of Cinema Awards.
Anna is currently working on her next film, which is scheduled for release in 2018. She also continues to work as a film editor and producer.
Anna Dranitsyna is an award-winning film director, producer, screenwriter, and film editor. She has had a successful career in the industry, creating films that have been well-received by audiences and critics alike. Her talent and dedication to her craft have earned her numerous accolades and a place in the history of Russian cinema.