Gennady Kofman

He graduated from Kharkiv State Institute of Culture, school of film managers of Film Institute of Higher Education in the Russian Federation State Committee for Cinematography. In 1992 he founded a production company "Magika -film" in Kharkiv - one of the first independent production companies in Ukraine.


Since 2003 he is an author, a co-founder and the first director of the International Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights Docudays UA and Travelling Film Festival in regions of Ukraine. Since 2004 he is a producer and a co-organizer of the International Documentary Film Workshop. He is a jury member of many Ukrainian and international television and film festivals.


As a producer he created several animated films and 35 documentaries.

The special edition of the 19 international human rights documentary film festival
 11 — 13 
November 2022