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

Countdown

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

2021
//Not far away // short documentary
director — Beat Film Festival
/ I can hear you, football / short documentary
director — VICE
2020
/ The winning goal / short documentary
director
/ Count down / short documentary
director
/ The talk about J.B / short documentary
director

2019
/ La mia Terra / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter
/ Dance for it / feature documentary
associate producer

2018
/ Equally / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter

2017
/But I'm going / graduation film
director, sctiptwriter

2016
/ La fortuna / short documentary
director, camera

2015
/ Ascencion / mocumentary
director

2021
/Cobertizo Art-residency
Mexico

2019
/ Research center Fabrica
United Colors of Benneton, Italy
/ Training for filmmakers DocTrain,
Gethe Institute, Moscow

2017
/ Jakarta Institute of Art in Indonesia, documentary filmmaking course

2016
/ 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

Filmography

Education

Skills

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.

anastasishikina@gmail.com
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