Winner of the State award of Russia,1998.
Born on August 13, 1942 in the Okha, Sakhalin region.
Graduated from the department of directing at VGIK (1970, workshop of G.Chukhrai).
In 1972 debuted as a director with "Unusual Day". Since 1975 is a director at "Novosibirsk-telefilm" studio, then at the Western-Siberian chronicle studio.
Directed more than 50 documentaries and popular science films.