Documentaries, short films, commercials

Anastasia Shikina

Showreel 2020

The winning goal

How does it feel to be a woman and play football in Kenya and fight for the opportunity to kick the ball? The documentary tells the story of the winning goal for 13 ladies from Makueni County.

Kenyan girl football player

Short films

La mia terra

Italian farmer waits for the rain after a long period of drought. He recalls to his youth and shares a nostalgic story about his life and land that he belongs to.

Italian farmer

La fortuna

An Italian fisherman on the island of Ponza is going on a 24 hour shift with the team. The journey reveals the story of the life of a fisherman and his life's catch.

Italian fisherman


The short film «Countdown» is a documentary observation of a woman lumberjack who cuts and sells firewood in order to earn money for a living and feed her children in Kenya.

Kenyan woman lumberjack

Branded documentaries

For the last years I have worked with brands such as Volkswagen, Yandex.Practicum, Samokat, Tochka Bank and have developed their identity and values through visual communication and human stories.

Anastasia Shikina is a director and creative producer with 7 years of experience in Italy, Germany, Russia and Kenya. Committed in directing documentaries and advertisements, passionate about visual storytelling, experienced in producing international media projects and skilled in postproduction.
Since 2015 she has been directing and producing documentaries, short films and commercials. She continues to be driven by telling human stories worldwide. Anastasia has also developed her skills in post-production utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro, Da Vinci.

Anastasia Shikina

//Not far away // short documentary
director — Beat Film Festival
/ I can hear you, football / short documentary
director — VICE
/ The winning goal / short documentary
/ Count down / short documentary
/ The talk about J.B / short documentary

/ La mia Terra / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter
/ Dance for it / feature documentary
associate producer

/ Equally / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter

/But I'm going / graduation film
director, sctiptwriter

/ La fortuna / short documentary
director, camera

/ Ascencion / mocumentary

/Cobertizo Art-residency

/ Research center Fabrica
United Colors of Benneton, Italy
/ Training for filmmakers DocTrain,
Gethe Institute, Moscow

/ Jakarta Institute of Art in Indonesia, documentary filmmaking course

/ Karelia University of Applied Science in Finland, Media

2012 - 2017
/ St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, directing program

/ Directing, producing
/ Scriptwriting, storytelling
/ Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut
/ Languages: Russian – native,
 English – fluent, Italian/Spanish – basic




Director, creative producer

Anastasia Shikina director

Let's collaborate.
I believe in the power of human stories and the possibility of making an impact through visual language. I'm interested in collaborating with producers, cinematographers, directors on creative and challenging projects worldwide.
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