Director,
Writer
Born 1977, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Vasili SIGAREV
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Василий Владимирович СИГАРЕВ
Vassili SIGAREV
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2015 - The land of Oz (Страна Оз) [100 mn]
2012 - Living (Жить) [fiction, 119 mn]
2009 - Wolfy (Волчок) [fiction]
 
Writer
2017 - Gupeshka (Гупёшка) by Vladislav FURMANOV [documentary, 79 mn]
2015 - The land of Oz (Страна Оз) by Vasili SIGAREV [100 mn]
2014 - Goodbye Mom (До свидания мама) by Svetlana PROSKURINA [fiction, 97 mn]
2012 - Living (Жить) by Vasili SIGAREV [fiction, 119 mn]
2009 - Wolfy (Волчок) by Vasili SIGAREV [fiction]

Awards :
The land of Oz :
Best Screenplay, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2015
Guilde of Russian Director Prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2015
Living :
First prize, Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2012
FIPRESCI Prize, Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2012
Best directing, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2012
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2012
Second Award, Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012
Wolfy :
Best Screenplay, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2009
First prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2009
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Prize, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2009
Best feature film, International Zurich Film Festival, Zurich (Switzerland), 2009
FIPRESCI Prize, Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2009
Don Quijote prize (FICC), Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2009
Ecumenical Jury Diploma, Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2009
Best first film, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2009
Best film, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2009
Best first film, Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2009

Biography
Playwright, director.
Born in 1977 in Verkhnyaya Salda, Sverdlovsk Region.
Graduated from the Yekaterinburg Theatre Institute, where he studied with Nikolai Kolyada.
Author of 18 plays, winner of international literary and theatrical awards, including the London Evening Standard Theatre Award (2002), Debut-2000, and the Anti-Booker Prize 2000.
His full-length debut film "Wolfy" has won the main prize at Kinotavr in 2009, as well as the Grigori Gorin Prize for Best Script (Vasili Sigarev) and the award for Best Actress (Yana Troyanova); the film successfully participated in many international film festivals.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Les sept meilleurs films consacrés à la réalité russe Ekaterina SINELCHTCHIKOVA, 2019, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Vivre (Жить) Sigarev sous le sable Emmanuel GRYNSZPAN, 2013, grincine.blogspot.com
- Федерация Киноклубов России выбрала любовь. , Larisa OSTROVSKAYA, 2013, Федерация Киноклубов России
- В Роттердаме показали фильм Василия Сигарева Жить 2012, filmyonli.ru
- Жить и умирать [О фильме Жить Василия СИГАРЕВА ] , Mariya TOKMASHEVA, 2012, ria.ru
- Vasilii Sigarev: Living (Zhit’, 2012) , Julian GRAFFY, 2012, kinokultura.com
- Signs of the Everyday in Post-Soviet Cinema , Liliia NEMCHENKO, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Le cinéma russe, vingt-cinq ans déjà... , Marilyne FELLOUS, 2010, kinoglaz.fr
- Vasilii Sigarev : Wolfy (Volchok, 2009) , Mark LIPOVETSKY, 2009, kinokultura.com