JULIA KISELEVA Film director, screenwriter, producer. Graduated from the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography (in 2009).

Her films have taken part in 84 various film festivals (in Russia, USA, Germany, Finland, China, Poland, Czech Republic, Egypt, India, Turkey etc.) and received 60+ awards.

Аmong the festival achievements:

  • Julia was twice a nominee of the European Academy of Science Films («Brain. Evolution», «Do I Love You, Robot, Do I?»)
  • A prize for the best feature documentary for one film and the best scientific documentary for another film of the Master Doc Film Festival (USA).
  • Finalist of «Raw Science Film Festival» (USA)
  • Finalist of «Stockholm City Film Festival» (Sweden)
  • Bronze prize of the China Dragon Awards (as part of the Conference of Science & Education Producers) (China).
  • Julia became a laureate and four times nominee of the Laurel Branch award in the field of non-fiction films and television (the main award for documentary filmmakers in Russia).
  • Laureate of the award «For fidelity to science» of the Ministry of Science and Education of Russia.
  • Nomination for the Jean Luc Godard Award (India, Kolkata).
  • For two years in a row she received the prize for the best film of the Russian program of the «World of Knowledge festival» (Russia).
  • Numerous science and documentary film festivals in Russia have opened with her films.
  • After the screening of the film, Academia Film Olomouc Festival bought the education rights to distribute the film in schools in the Czech Republic.

Selected filmography:


2022 – Flashes of Lights (30 min)

2022 – Chip inside Me (60 min)

2021 – Do I Love You, Robot, do I? (60 / 52 min) (please find the film in Oculus.com (MetaQuest)

2019 – Brain. Evolution (86 min)

2017 – Brain. The Second Universe (85 min)


2017 – Bakurov (60 / 30 min)

2016 – The Deep 1080 (30 min)

2015 – Independence (52 min)

2014 – The Childhood by the River (60 min)

2013 — Raise a Champion (39 min)

2013 — About the Hippocratic Oath (30 min)

2012 – Wide Embraces (39 min)

2008 – Sunny Day (20 min, 35 mm)

2007 – Far away from London (26 min)

Contact: docfilm@list.ru