Anton Bilzho

Author of the novel 'A Capsule for Copywriter' published in 2015 by RIPOL Classic Publishing Group. He used to work as a copywriter in the McCann Erickson advertising agency for a long time. In 2010 he started directing advertising clips and feature films.
Born in 1978 in Moscow. He graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the MSU and completed Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Film Directors (workshop of V. Khotinenko, P. Finn, V. Fenchenko). He worked at television (Dachniki Show ('Allotment Gardeners'), TV-6), and also as a journalist for Russky Telegraf, Kommersant, Gazeta. He won the Facultet Prize in the category 'Short Prose'. Filmography: Danzhrez Liazon (film), 2010: Kinotavr, Artkino Festival (diploma). Not Available (film), 2011: Kinotavr, Mirror Festival. The Tale of Evgenia and Me (film), 2012: St. Anna Film Festival (the Prize for the Best Feature Film); International Kansk Video Festival (Diploma for the Best Russian Film, Special Jury Diploma); Tarkovskys Award; Kinotavr 2012, the Prize for Best Camerawork in Shot Forward. Happy End (film), 2013: Moscow International Film Festival, Best Russian Short Film Program. Mirrors of Beauty Lilia Vorontsova (film), 2014: participant of Global Russians and Short Film Corner Programs of the Cannes International Film Festival; the Moscow International Film Festival, Best Russian Short Film Program; Mirror Festival, Koroche Festival. Dream of a Fish, 2016: Kinotavr; Best Actor Award of the On the Edge International Festival; Best Actor Award and Best Actress Award of the Honfleur Festival of Russian Cinema; the Press Prize of the International Festival in Sochi; the Slovo ('Word') Prize for the Best Script Debut in a Full-length Film. Ambivalence, 2018: Savva Kulish Prize for Direction and the Jury Diploma of the Window to Europe Festival; Grand Prix and the Best Actor Award of the Gorky Fest; Best Actor Award of the Crystal Source Festival; Grand Prix of the Buzz IFF International Festival. Swan Pond, 2020: in production.  Website: