About me

Vladimir Sevrinovsky

Born in 1975, Russia, Moscow

Vladimir Sevrinovsky is a Russian journalist, photographer, documentary filmmaker. Expert on the regions of Russia.

Vladimir has Ph.D. in Economics. In 2011 he abandoned successful career in business to become a traveler and an independent journalist. He visited all 85 regions of Russia and wrote multiple award-winning stories. Later he began to support them with photos. Now his dominant sphere of interest in the Northern Caucasus. He became one of the leading experts on the ethnography of local nations. He also uses every chance to explore different cultures in other parts of Russia. He is regularly published both in the leading Russian mass media (Meduza, TASS, Russian reporter) and the leading photo magazines (National Geographic, Bird in flight). Vladimir produces documentaries for TV companies of Switzerland, Germany and Great Britain. He is also the head of direction “Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan” of the Caucasus Explorer, a Russian tour operator.

Selected photo exhibitions and festivals

2021 — Personal Photo Exhibition in the Norilsk Museum “The white crow and the dark crow”

2021 — Personal Photo Exhibition in the Space Place gallery (Nizhny Tagil)

2018, 2019 — Uglich Photo Parade

2017, 2018, 2019 — Russian Geographic Society

2018 — Balkhar Photo Exhibition, The museum of Makhachkala, Dagestan

2017 — selected works of TASS photographers

Photo Awards

2021 — Alexander Efremov contest, honorary mention of jury

2019 — Uglich Photo Parade, winner

2018, 2019 The most beautiful Country by the Russian Geographic Society, nominee

Journalist / writer awards

The Big Book (major Russian book award) — long-list

Best Books of the Year — short-list

Zhar-Kniga (major Russian book design award) — short-list

The Southern Spark — four-time winner

North is the borderless Country, winner

The Voice of the North, winner

Unknown Russia, winner

Pushkin in Britain, winner

Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev Award, 2th place

Redkollegia, 13-time nominee


Live Dagestan, 2021

People on the map, 2019

Traditional festivals of Dagestan, 2018

Multinational Russia, 2014

Rain in my head, 2012

Author of documentaries and books

2021 — Человек-овцебык — ROMB (Russia)

2021 — Диагноз “Джинн” — ROMB (Russia)

2020 — У нас такое происходит — ROMB (Russia) short list of ArtdocSet competition, Stalker competition

2020 — Звонок — ROMB (Russia)

Producer of documentaries and books

2022 — Faszination Elbrus. Der Ritt zum Gipfel — Arte Reportage (France / Germany)

2021 — Ostrov (Lost island) — Doklab (Switzerland) best international feature winner of Hot Docs festival (Canada), International feature documentary award of Guanahuato film festival, winner of “Lavr” award (Russia), nomination for Oscar award

2019 — Die letzten Walfänger der Beringsee — Arte Reportage (France / Germany)

2019 — Sibirien, die Eisschneider von Jakutsk — Arte Reportage (France / Germany)

2018 — Kaukasus: Eine Reise an den wilden Rand Europas — National Geographic (Germany)

2017 — From Russia to Iran — Channel 4 (GB)

2017 — Auf dem Dach des Kaukasus — 3 SAT (Germany)


2018 — 2020 Photography School DocDocDoc (Saint-Petersburg)

1998 — 2000 State Management Academy, Ph.D. in Economics

1992 — 1997 State Management Academy, International Economics

Обо мне. Vladimir Sevrinovsky — journalist, photographer, documentary filmmaker
Обо мне. Vladimir Sevrinovsky — journalist, photographer, documentary filmmaker
Обо мне. Vladimir Sevrinovsky — journalist, photographer, documentary filmmaker
Обо мне. Vladimir Sevrinovsky — journalist, photographer, documentary filmmaker