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Andrey Titov (right) converses with a colleague at the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar

ANDREY TITOV

Program Bio
June 2007: New York and the Flaherty Film Seminar at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Andrey Titov is a filmmaker. He was born in 1974 in Kamensk-Uralsky, a town in the Ural Mountains. In 1997, he graduated from the Urals State University with a degree in Journalism. While a student, he started working at local TV studios as a special correspondent, editor, and anchor. Along with his full-time job in television, Titov was a columnist for several local newspapers and magazines. In 2003, Titov started working on documentary films, first as a screenwriter, later as a film director. His first film USSR-Russia-Transit received awards at numerous festivals across Russia as well as in Germany, Hungary, and Finland. His second project, the documentary (Un)Freedom (2006) has already received its first award at a film festival in Khanty-Mansyisk, Russia. In 2007, Titov is planning to shoot two films in the Urals and Siberia about life in the middle of nowhere. He is also the author of a collection of short stories published by Bank Kultornoi Informatsii (The Bank of Cultural Information).