Max Ksjonda

Max Ksjonda

Director at SIRBU Production
Bucarest, Romania

About me

Born September 17, 1978 in Donetsk, Ukraine

1995-2000: Donetsk State Technical University. Master in “Systems of quality”.
2005-2009: Cinema faculty of Kiev National University of Theater, Cinema and Television named after I. K. Karpenko-Kary. Speciality: “Director of fiction film”.
2003-2009 – Copyrighter, later - Art director in advertising agency.
Since 2003 - Director of commercials.
Since 2009 – Free-lance director.


2012 The way (Fiction | Adventure, Drama | 21min)
Golden Duke for The Best Ukrainian Short Film at Odessa International Film Festival, 2013
Audience Award in International or German Competition at Hamburg International Short Film Festival, 2014
Special Mention of the Jury "For the mastery in evoking emotions" at Molodist International Film Festival, 2013
Special Mention of the Jury at Slamdance Film Festival, 2014
Official Selection of Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, 2014

2011 “Departure” (Animation | 5min.)
Future Shorts Ukraine

2009 “Beyond the frames” (Fiction | Drama | 19min.)
Molodist International Film Festival(Kyiv), 2010
Expresión en Corto IFF (Mexico), 2010
Festival del film Locarno, 2010 (International Competition Pardi di domani)
Ozu Off International Short Film Festival, 2010
Asiana International Short Film Festival, 2010

2007 “Not a father” (Fiction | Drama | 14min.)
Molodist International Film Festival(Kyiv), 2007
Signes de Nuit (Paris), 2008

2006 “Half of the dance” (Fiction | Drama | 6min.)
Molodist International Film Festival (Kyiv), 2007
Open night Film Festival (Kyiv), 2007

Sector Experience


Director / Production Company
Kiev, Ukraine

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