Born in 1965. Graduated from the Film Studies Department of VGIK (1989). Author of numerous articles published in the magazines "Cinema Art", "Premier", "Film Forum", "Session", in popular publications, encyclopedias and scientific collections, on the English-language KinoKultura website. Author of the book "About films of Far and Near Asia" (Moscow UFO Publishing House, 2015). Editor-compiler of the collection "Sakha: The Word of Mysterious Nature and Myth" (2017), published in English and Korean, for a retrospective of Yakut films at the Busan Film Festival.
He was awarded a Diploma of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and a Special prize of the Yakut International Film Festival (2016) for his contribution to the development and promotion of Yakut cinema.
The Elephant Award of the Guild of Film Critics of Russia in the section "best articles" (2005), guild diplomas for books in the sections "history of cinema" (2016) and "popularization of regional cinema" (2018).
He taught the history of cinema at the Russian Pedagogical University, Yekaterinburg (2013-2016). Delivered lectures on Russian regional cinema at the University of North Gyeongsang Province, Korea (2018).
He was a member of the selection committees of the Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema, Cheboksary International Film Festival, International Film School Workshop Festival "Kinoproba" (Yekaterinburg), Kinoshok Festival (Anapa).
Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation and the international organization NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema). The sphere of interests is modern Asian cinema. Specialist in ethnic cinema of the eastern regions of Russia.