Maxim Melnyk ist ein Filmemacher aus der Ukraine
Born in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, in 1982. After working as a journalist for a regional TV studio, he started studying film direction at Bratislava Academy of performing arts ( Slovakia). He continued his studies at Babelsberg Film university Konrad Wolf where he majors in documentary film direction. In 2020 he made his first documentary “ Schönborn” that depicts the rural life in Branderburg and his native region Transcarpathia in Ukraine.
2013 “ Old bricks” bachelor film. Slovakia
2015 “ Pevne Linky” ( stationary phones), Slovakia
2019: Räder für Poroschkowo (Bicycles for Poroschkowo), Reportage, ARTE Re: (mit Christiane Seiler)
2020 “ Schönborn“
Christiane Seiler ist eine Radioautorin aus Deutschland
Born in Cologne in 1961, she worked as a sound technician before starting her studies in Ethnology, Religion and Literature at Free University Berlin and Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Paris. Since her Masters Degree she works as a director and author for several German Radio-Stations. She also is a rewarded translator of French and English novels. Christiane Seiler is the Producer of Maxim Melnyks documentary „Schönborn“ and organized a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the postproduction.
2019 „Räder für Poroschkowo“ (Bicycles for Poroschkowo), Reportage, ARTE Re: (mit Maxim Melnyk)