Born in St-Petersburg on December, 17, 1980. He is a son of a famous theatrical actor Sergei Dreiden and a playwright Alia Sokolova. In 2005 he graduated from the depart-ment
of Movie Directing at St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television. From 1997 to 2008 he worked as a director, a scriptwriter and a cutter at Russian television and radio broadcasting company (RTR), Molodaya Gvardia Studio, "EN STUDIO" and as a correspondent for The Smena newspaper.