A Smoke Break
Mykhailo Illienko is a filmmaker and a winner of Oleksandr Dovzhenko State Award. In 1970 he graduated the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography where he studied under the guidance of Mikhail Romm. The president of the Ukrainian Short Film Festival “Vidkryta Nich” (1997–2017). The Head of the Film Directing Course at the Kyiv National Karpenko-Kary Theater, Cinema and Television University (1997–2017). The Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Film Academy (2017–2018).
Filmography: Toloka (2019), Toi, khto proishov kriz vohon (2012), Odnorazova vichnist (2002), Siomyi marshrut (1997).