Director,
Writer,
Cinematographer,
Editor,
Producer
Born 1975, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Andrei ZAYTSEV
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Андрей Евгеньевич ЗАЙЦЕВ
Andreï ZAITSEV
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2020 - A siege diary (Блокадный дневник) [fiction, 118 mn]
2015 - 14+ (14+) [fiction, 106 mn]
2012 - Moya velikaya voyna. Igor Nikolaev (Моя великая война. Игорь Николаев) [documentary, 40 mn]
2011 - The Layabouts (Бездельники) [fiction, 93 mn]
2010 - Viktor Astafyev. Merry Soldier (Виктор Астафьев. Веселый солдат) [documentary, 42 mn]
2006 - Poster (Плакат) [fiction, 32 mn]
2002 - Gleb (Глеб) [documentary, 52 mn]
 
Writer
2020 - A siege diary (Блокадный дневник) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 118 mn]
2015 - 14+ (14+) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 106 mn]
2011 - The Layabouts (Бездельники) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 93 mn]
2010 - Viktor Astafyev. Merry Soldier (Виктор Астафьев. Веселый солдат) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [documentary, 42 mn]
2006 - Poster (Плакат) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 32 mn]
2002 - Gleb (Глеб) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [documentary, 52 mn]
 
Cinematographer
2002 - Gleb (Глеб) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [documentary, 52 mn]
 
Editor
2020 - A siege diary (Блокадный дневник) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 118 mn]
2015 - 14+ (14+) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 106 mn]
2006 - Poster (Плакат) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 32 mn]
 
Producer
2020 - A siege diary (Блокадный дневник) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 118 mn]
2015 - 14+ (14+) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 106 mn]
2010 - Viktor Astafyev. Merry Soldier (Виктор Астафьев. Веселый солдат) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [documentary, 42 mn]
2006 - Poster (Плакат) by Andrei ZAYTSEV [fiction, 32 mn]

Other films
2000 Мой дом / My House
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
A siege diary :
Best Screenplay, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2021
Best film, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2021
Best Cinematography, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2021
First prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
14+ :
Audience Award, Festival de films russes Kinorama au cinéma Royal de Biarritz, Biarritz (France), 2017
Diploma of the Jury, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2015
First prize, Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2015
First prize, International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2015
The Layabouts :
Award, Internet-festival "Rossiskaya Gazeta" Dubl DV@, Different cities (Russia), 2012
Viktor Astafyev. Merry Soldier :
Best documentary, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2011
The Layabouts :
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Prize, Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2011
Viktor Astafyev. Merry Soldier :
Diploma, Annual Independent Russian-American Documentary Film Festival in New York​ (Tribeca), New York (USA), 2011
Audience Award, International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2010
Best Long Television Documentary, National Documentary Awards : Laurel, Moscow (Russia), 2010
Special Prize, International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
Gleb :
Grand Prix, Film Festival "Okno v Evropy", Vyborg, 2002

Biography
Born in 1975 in Moscow. Graduated from the department of journalism at Moscow State University (1997), from the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors (1999, workshop of A.Mitta). In 1994-1996 worked as a journalist for the TV program "Correspondent". From 1996 to 2006 worked as a director at "Nikita Mikhalkov's 'TRITE'" studio.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- RUSSIA BEYOND : Les cinq meilleurs films sur le Moscou moderne Viltoria RIABIKOVA, 2020, RUSSIA BEYOND
- 14 ans - premier amour - la critique du film Claudine LEVANNEUR, 2019, Avoir-Alire
- Andrei Zaitsev: 14+ (2015) Margarita LEVANTOVSKAYA, 2015, Kinokultura
- Andrei Zaitsev: The Layabouts (Bezdel’niki, 2008-2011) , Sergey TOYMENTSEV, 2012, kinokultura.com
- The Self and the Other in Recent Russian Cinema , Birgit BEUMERS, 2010, kinokultura.com