Who We Are
We are a video production company specializing in documentary films, videos for non-profit organizations and commercials. Our recent clients include Children’s Aid Society of New York and Eurasia Foundation.
We are based in New York and Moscow.
Olga Lvoff is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a member of The European Film Academy. Her recent feature documentary, “Busy Inside” premiered at Moscow International Film Festival and won the Audience Award for the Best Feature at Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in 2019. It was theatrically released in over 30 theaters in Russia: in a few theaters the release lasted for over 3 months. Olga’s previous full-length documentary film, “When People Die They Sing Songs,” was broadcast on NHK (Japan), theatrically released in Russia (Documentary Film Center in Moscow), participated in festivals around the world including DOC NYC (New York) and Message to Man (St. Petersburg). It was nominated for Student Oscar in 2014 and won CINE Golden Eagle Award. The film was featured in The New York Times in 2015. Olga’s editing work has been shown at Tribeca Film Festival and Lincoln Center. Olga leads film workshops in Columbia University and Hunter College in New York. Olga Lvoff received an MFA in Social Documentary from the School of Visual Arts in 2013. Olga splits her time between New York and Moscow.
In 2010, Olga graduated from Moscow State University’s School of Journalism. As a journalist, Olga worked for Russian national TV channel Culture filming 15-17 minute stories about art, history, and science; for Radio Liberty covering cultural events including many reports about documentary film festivals; for the magazine GEO, writing articles on science, medicine, and traveling. Being a student, she spent two months in Lyon (France) working at the Euronews television channel, where she was covering cultural news and adapting reports in French and English for the Russian audience.
Basil Lvoff combines his work as a professional writer published in Russian and American periodicals with literary scholarship. He has a Ph.D. in Literary Criticism from Moscow State University and is finishing his second dissertation at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, in Comparative Literature. He has taught Russian culture, history, and language, as well as English Composition, at Barnard College, Columbia University, Hunter College, and Baruch College. Before becoming a literary scholar, Basil worked as a journalist for the Voice of America. Basil wrote grants and scripts for Olga Lvoff’s films “Two Travelers,” “When People Die They Sing Songs,” and “Busy Inside”. To learn more about Basil Lvoff, you may visit his website: blvoff.com.
Victor Ilyukhin is a non-fiction producer who has worked internationally in documentary film and television. His feature documentary “Taste” aired on VGTRK TV channel in Russia in 2013. Ilyukhin’s film “Two and Twenty Troubles” has screened at festivals worldwide. The film received funding and support from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Puffin Foundation, NYU Community Fund. Ilyukhin’s work has been featured in The New York Times and in Filmmaker Magazine. Victor also worked on the producing team of “Elephant Path” (Rue des elephants) acquired by PBS’s WORLD channel and Al-Jazeera, “Welcome to Chechnya” which premiered at Sundance and Berlinale in 2020 and acquired for broadcast by HBO. Most recently, he produced a documentary “Busy Inside” that was selected in Spotlight on Documentaries Program at IFP Film Week, NYC and IDFA Forum in 2017, Amsterdam. The film, premiered at The Moscow International Film Festival, won the audience award at Middlebury Film Festival in 2019, and was screened at DOC NYC and Hamptons in 2019. To learn more about Victor, you may visit his website: vividdocs.com