Born 1980 in Moscow, Russia. He studied directing for documentary film at Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography – VGIK, Moscow and at Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov School of Documentary Film and Theatre. During his studies he already gained experience in film production. VMESTE / TOGETHER is Shabaevs second film as a director.
2013 // THE SPRING HAS COME (doc) 2014 // VMESTE / TOGETHER (doc)