Director,
Writer,
Actor,
Compositor,
Editor,
Producer
Born 1981, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Yuri BYKOV
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Юрий Анатольевич БЫКОВ
Youri BYKOV
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2019 - The Watchman (Сторож) [fiction, 90 mn]
2018 - The Factory (Завод) [fiction, 119 mn]
2015 - The Method - Season 1 (Метод - Сезон 1) [fiction, TV serial, 53 mn]
2014 - The Fool (Дурак) [fiction, 116 mn]
2013 - The Major (Майор) [fiction, 94 mn]
2011 - Collectors (Инкассаторы) [fiction, TV serial, 400 mn]
2010 - To Live ! (Жить !) [fiction, 72 mn]
2009 - The Boss (Начальник) [fiction, 20 mn]
 
Writer
2019 - The Watchman (Сторож) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 90 mn]
2018 - The Factory (Завод) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 119 mn]
2014 - The Fool (Дурак) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 116 mn]
2013 - The Major (Майор) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 94 mn]
2010 - To Live ! (Жить !) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 72 mn]
2009 - The Boss (Начальник) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 20 mn]
 
Actor
2019 - The Watchman (Сторож) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 90 mn]
2019 - Seize the Moment (Лови момент) by Antonina RUGE [fiction, 78 mn]
2018 - The Children (Дети) by Alena ZVANTSOVA [fiction, TV serial, full length film]
2016 - Big village lights (Огни большой деревни) by Ilya UCHITEL [fiction, full length film]
2013 - The Major (Майор) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 94 mn]
2009 - The Boss (Начальник) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 20 mn]
 
Compositor
2014 - The Fool (Дурак) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 116 mn]
2013 - The Major (Майор) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 94 mn]
2010 - To Live ! (Жить !) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 72 mn]
 
Editor
2014 - The Fool (Дурак) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 116 mn]
 
Producer
2018 - The Factory (Завод) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 119 mn]
2009 - The Boss (Начальник) by Yuri BYKOV [fiction, 20 mn]

Other films
2009 Начальник (Boss), short
2008 Вечер (Evening), short
2007 Строка (Line), short
2006 Счастье (Happiness), short

Awards :
The Factory :
Best Screenplay, Liège International Thriller Film Festival, Liege (Belgium), 2019
The Fool :
Audience Award, Festival de films russes Kinorama au cinéma Royal de Biarritz, Biarritz (France), 2016
Best Screenplay, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2014
Audience Award, Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2014
Prix de la mise en scène, Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2014
First prize, Festival européen des Arcs, Les Arcs (France), 2014
Youth Jury Prize, Festival européen des Arcs, Les Arcs (France), 2014
Best Cinematography, Festival européen des Arcs, Les Arcs (France), 2014
The Major :
First prize, Shangai International Film Festival, Shangai (China), 2013
Best music, Shangai International Film Festival, Shangai (China), 2013
Best directing, Shangai International Film Festival, Shangai (China), 2013
To Live ! :
First feature film Prize, International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
The Boss :
Best Short Film, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2009

Biography
actor, director, head of the studio “Mnogotochie”.
Born in 1981 in novomichurinsk, Ryazan region.
Graduated from the film institute VGIK (2005, acting class of V. Grammatikov).
Worked at various Moscow theatres, arranged music and acted as producer in a sound department.
He made the short films “Happiness” (2006), “The Line” (2007), “Evening” (2008), and “the Boss” (main prize of the Kinotavr shorts competition in 2009).
Source : kinotavr.ru, 2010
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- «Дурак» , «Левиафан» , «Время первых» : 8 российских операторов — о своих фильмах и о профессии Mikhail Morkin, Sergey Sychev, 2020, kinopoisk.ru
- Factory 2020, journaldemillau.fr
- The Major (2013) [de Youri Bykov] Julien MORVAN, 2020, Perestroikino
- Iurii Bykov: The Watchman (Storozh, 2019) Otto BOELE, 2020, Kinokultura
- Les maniaques de la série russe La Méthode sont réels. Voici leur histoire Victoria RYABIKOVA, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Factory, braquage à la russe 2019, Franceinfo
- « L’idiot » de Yuri Bykov . Critique dvd 2019, lheuredelasortie.com
- «Завод»: Пост-мета-классицизм Юрия Быкова Василий СТЕПАНОВ, 2019, seance.ru
- Critique film: Factory de Yuriy Bykov, un thriller politique très tendu Bazaart, 2019, baz-art.org
- Iurii Bykov: The Factory (Zavod, 2018) Daria EZEROVA, 2019, Kinokultura
- Les sept meilleurs films consacrés à la réalité russe Ekaterina SINELCHTCHIKOVA, 2019, RUSSIA BEYOND
- Yuri Bykov – Factory (Zavod) Jean-François DICKELI, 2019, culturopoing.com
- The major, le très beau polar russe à découvrir en DVD 2017, baz-art.org
- Durak , le choc russe du festival de Locarno Pascal GAVILLET, 2014, nashagazeta.ch
- The Major, film de Youri BYKOV 2013, critique-film.fr
- Iurii Bykov: The Major (Maior, 2013) 2013, Kinokultura
- Iurii Bykov: To Live (Zhit’, 2010) , Tatyana MOSKVINA, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Бег зайца по полям - Жить, режиссер Юрий Быков , Olga ARTEMYEVA, 2010, Искусство кино, 8