Director,
Writer
Born 1980 
 
 
Alena SEMENOVA
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Алена Михайловна СЕМЕНОВА
Alena SEMENOVA
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2009 - The Rowan Waltz / Ashberry Waltz (Рябиновый вальс) [fiction, 98 mn]
2009 - Vypusknoy na minnom pole (Выпускной на минном поле) [documentary, 98 mn]
 
Writer
2009 - The Rowan Waltz / Ashberry Waltz (Рябиновый вальс) by Alena SEMENOVA , Aleksandr SMIRNOV [fiction, 98 mn]

Awards :
The Rowan Waltz / Ashberry Waltz :
Audience Award, International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2010
First prize, International Film Festival "Love is Folly", Varna (Bulgaria), 2010
Best first film, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2010

Biography
She studied at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music & Film (class of Y.Krasovenko) and at the MKHAT School-Studio, class of D.Brusnikin and A.Pokrovskaya.
In 1999-2003 performed on the stage of MKHAT, in 2002-2009 – on the Mayakovsky Theatre. Staged the drama «Just Men» by A. Camus. Played in TV series.
«Ashberry Waltz» is her directorial debut.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Alena Semenova, Aleksandr Smirnov : The Rowan Waltz (Riabinovyi val's, 2009) , Frederick CORNEY, 2011, kinokultura.com