Alyona Pavlenko

Student Jury

Born in 1987. Studies at the School of Journalism in Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Author and director of two documentary films “Street is my stage” (2010) and "Internet: love forever” (2010). Her second film won the nomination “Documentaries” in this year's KINOMEDIA festival, and thanks to it Alyona study scriptwriting at the Interschool. Took part in the socio-ecological project “Let's make Kyiv clear”, and also work at the charitable theatre “Sun City": Alyona shoots performances organized in orphanages and on the basis of this material is now preparing her third documentary. 
Documentary films took a special place in my life: my love for documentary supplemented by the necessary skills – I can write, adore speaking with interesting people and want to link my life with documentary. Watching festival films and communicating with master of the genre, I also grow professionally.