Misha Kostrov

Professional Summary

Highly motivated, international award-winning filmmaker (website) with 15+ years in visual storytelling. Solid expertise in screenwriting/editing, casting, directing, cinematography, all stages of production, and marketing/distribution. An extensive portfolio (Vimeo) demonstrates a unique vision and original thinking. Resuming career in Canada after returning from Ukraine. Comprehensive filmography upon request.

Personal Skills

● Proven leadership, interpersonal and communication skills● Evidenced by independent business success, accomplished project/administration manager ● Excellent grasp of human behaviour and emotional intelligence, and their application in learning, teaching, stage/film performances and organizational success.


English, Ukrainian, Russian


Infernal Guidon, or Cossack Christmas
(110 min. Feature film/fairytale)
Ukrainian State Film Agency
2019Credit — DirectorACHIEVEMENT:2022 Grand Prize, Best Film, Ukrainian Children KinoFest
2021 Golden Dzyga, Audience Choice Winner, Ukrainian Film Academy Awards