Evgeny Kalachikhin studied Editing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Germany, where he graduated with M.F.A with distinction. He was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, where he graduated from the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), with the Dipl. in Direction and the Moscow State University with the Dipl. in Journalism. For over ten years Evgeny worked on Russian TV as director, editor and newsreel editor. Since 2013, he lives in Berlin, Germany, and works mainly in the field of independent film and XR, and also conducts various workshops and masterclasses at the Film University Babelsberg and other high schools.
Many projects, where Evgeny participated as director, editor, colorist and XR artist were awarded prestigious prizes, with a nomination in BAFTA Los Angeles among others, and were presented in world festivals, including Venice International Film Festival, Tribeca, Montréal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Zurich Film Festival and many others.