Ksenia Kulakova
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Ksenia Kulakova

Director, Producer, Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Ksenia Kulakova

Director, Producer, Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Ksenia Kulakova is an award-winning queer dual heritage director. Her debut feature film, Revolutionart, has recently won Best Narrative Feature, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor at Liverpool Underground Film Festival as well as being selected for Seattle True Independent Film Festival and London Lift Off Film Festival. Her short film Goldfish won Best Long Short Film at Here Kyiv Short Fest, screened at Kannibal Fest in Berlin and Bogotrax in Colombia, as well as being selected for BENT Film Festival in Sacramento. Her recent directing work includes music videos for Rina Sawayama, Phantom Isle, Hannah Rose Kessler and Brewer. Ksenia is currently developing her second feature film, ‘On Blue Ground’ and her next short film, ‘Edie and The Octopus’. Ksenia is an experienced freelance Art Director for narrative and commercial film. She founded her filmmakers’ collective, ‘We’re Making A Film’ in 2016, and as the collective’s acting producer has overseen and curated nearly twenty films in four years.
Projects
  • Holding Absence - Afterlife
    Holding Absence - AfterlifeI Art Directed the 'Afterlife' music video for Holding Absence with Zebrafish Media. Directed by Lewis Cater. Art Department Assistants: Elsa Carazo Tejedor, Alexander Anthony, Jonny Longland.
  • Phantom Isle - Whip (Official Video)
    Phantom Isle - Whip (Official Video)I Directed and developed the concept for Phantom Isle's recent music video, 'Whip'. This project was produced by my filmmakers' collective, 'We're Making A Film'.
  • Rina Sawayama - LUCID (Extended Reality Video)
    Rina Sawayama - LUCID (Extended Reality Video)I Co-Directed (alongside Dave Ferner of Real Good Liars) and 1st Assistant Directed this Extended Reality Music Video for Rina Sawayama's recent single, LUCID, with BILD Studios at MARS Studio.
Projects credited in
  • Circa Waves Ft. Alfie Templeman - Lemonade
    Circa Waves Ft. Alfie Templeman - LemonadeMusic Promo graded at Creep Post
Skills
  • Directing Film
  • Film Writing
  • Film Producing
  • Production Design
  • Set Design
  • Languages
  • Producing
  • 1st AD
  • Illustration
  • Art Direction
Awards
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    Best DirectorLiverpool Underground Film Festival
    I was awarded 'Best Director' for my debut feature film, 'Revolutionart' at Liverpool Underground Festival.
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    Best Narrative FeatureLiverpool Underground Film Festival
    My debut feature film, 'Revolutionart' was awarded 'Best Narrative Feature' at Liverpool Underground Festival.
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