ANUSH VARDANYAN


Anush Vardanyan is a fiction writer, screenwriter and film director. She has graduated from Saint Petersburg State University of Film and Television in 1999 and has taken a screenwriting course at New York Film Academy in 2011. She has a long filmography of around 20 films and television projects and 2 published novels – Wax (2014) and My Father is a Shoemaker and Don Corleone (2014). Her novel Paper Touches is finished and is being negotiated for publishing. As a screenwriter she is known for feature films Street-racers (2008), Backward Movement (2010), Vasilisa (2013), 72 hours (2015). In 2010 was awarded with respectable Russian Awards in cinematography Kinotavt for the best script for the feature film Backward Movement.

Awards

Kinotavr (Кинотавр) – the best screenplay for Backward Movement, 2010

Bibliography

Paper Affections (Бумажные ласки), epistolary, 2017

Wax («ВОСК»), novel, AST-Astrel SPB, Russia, 2014

My Father is a Shoemaker and Don Corleone («Мой папа – сапожник и Дон Корлеоне»), novel, AST-Astrel SPB, Russia, 2014

Leonid Menaker: Lonely Profession of a Film Director («Леонид Менакер: Режиссура профессия одинокая»), biography, Liki Rossii, 2014

Don’t Quarrel, Girls! («Не ссорьтесь, девочки!») – based on a television series, Amfora SPB, Russia, 2005