Aleksei Fedorchenko was born on September 29, 1966 in
Sol-Iletsk, in the Orenburg region of Siberia.
After engineering studies, he worked on space defense
projects in a factory in Sverdlovsk (Ekaterinburg). In 1990,
he became official economist then deputy director of the
Sverdlovsk Studio. Since 2000, he has managed the
studio’s production department, and participated in the
production of over 80 films. He has studied dramaturgy at
the Russian National Film Institute, and written screenplays
for documentaries that were awarded numerous prizes at
Fedorchenko’s first feature “First on the Moon', a mockumentary
about a 1930s Soviet landing on the Moon, was awarded,
amongst other awards, the Venice Horizons Documentary
Aleksei Fedorchenko currently lives and works in Ekaterinburg.
“Silent Souls' is his third feature film.
- from EPK and OKd for FIF