Tatyana is an independent director/producer based in Boston, Massachusetts. She has directed feature documentaries and short narratives which have been shown at prestigious film festivals throughout the world.
Her films portray the daily lives of people, tell compelling, important stories, break stereotypes, present new opportunities. Her experience includes producing and directing films, writing screenplays and scripts, editing and cinematography, digital arts and interactive web design, as well as many years of teaching film and media at the college level. Her documentary "Prima" (2013) was shown at "Dance on Camera Festival" co presented with the Film Society of Lincoln Center and many other film festivals including 'InShadow, Voarte' - International Festival of Video, Performance and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal.
Her first feature length documentary, “From Russia, My Love” (2003) received considerable acclaim and multiple awards including “Best Ethnic and Cultural documentary” at the Worldfest Festival in Houston, Texas.Her documentary, “PRIMA” (2013) has been screened in the 42nd Dance on Camera Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and other film festivals throughout the world including 'InShadow, Voarte' - International Festival of Video, Performance and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal.
Her narrative short "Love Me Again" (2014), for which she wrote the script, directed and produced and edited, was screened at the film and dance festivals throughout the country including International Boston Film Festival. Poetically unveiling the emotions of Argentine Tango dancer, the film "Love Me Again" raises important issues of self-expression.
She is a recipient of 2016 Cambridge Arts Grant Program for her project “Make Me Dance”, a feature length cinema-verite documentary that takes an in depth look inside one of the most prestigious dance schools in the US, The Boston Conservatory students of Boston Conservatory. It was presented by Roxbury International Film festival at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Tatyana has an MFA in Media Art and a Master's degree in Visual Arts from Emerson College. She is a Lecturer at Boston University for the Department of Film & Television.