About me

Vladimir Sevrinovsky

Born in 1975, Russia, Moscow

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 regions of Russia and wrote multiple award-winning stories. Later he began to support them with photos. and film documentaries. Now his dominant sphere of interest is 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. Vladimir collaborates successfully with TV companies of Switzerland, Germany and Great Britain. One of the docs he produced was nominated for an Oscar. Since 2022 he documents the impact of war on Russian society.

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

Documentary film festivals

Director, cameraman

2024 — Artdocfest Online, ArtDocSet (Latvia) shortlist

2023 — Top Indy Film Awards (Japan) Best documentary feature, Best editing, Best message awards

2020 — Stalker (Russia), ArtDocSet (Latvia) shortlist

Producer

2021 — Hot Docs (Canada) Best international feature, Guanahuato film festival (Mexico) International feature documentary award, Russian national award “Laurel branch”, Oscar nomination

Selected photo exhibitions and festivals

2022 — Exhibitions “Feeling of home” and “Women’s world in the traditional and modern art of Dagestan” (Moscow)

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 True Story Award (major international longlist award) — long-list

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

Best Books of the Year — short-list

Redkollegia — winner, 29-time nominee

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

“Profession — journalist” — short-list

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

Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev Award, 2th place

Books

Live Dagestan, 2021

People on the map, 2019

Traditional festivals of Dagestan, 2018

Multinational Russia, 2014

Rain in my head, 2012

Education

2018 — 2020 School of modern photography DocDocDoc (Saint-Petersburg)

1998 — 2000 State Management University, postgraduate

1992 — 1997 State Management University, faculty of world 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