Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation. Film director. Was born on June 15, 1957, in the village of Neyvo-Shaitanka, located in Alapayevsky District of Sverdlovsk Oblast. In 1983 graduated from Cinematography Department of VGIK (workshop V.I. Yusov and A.S. Temerin). Debuted as a director of photography at the film studio Belarusfilm. From 1986, worked as a film director at the Krasnoyarsk film studio. Since 2007, film director and director of the film studio ARCHIPELAG. Since 2012, film director and director of the film studio ARS.