He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School (course of O. Tabakov, 1990) and director faculty of the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (course of V. Naumov, 1995). He made his debut as actor in film directed by A. Tarkovsky The Mirror (1974). Played in such films as: Filyor, Afghan Breakdown, Zona LYUBE, Full Moon Day, The Bremen Town Musicians, Loneliness of Blood. Director of films: In Motion, The State Counsellor, The Sword Bearer, Kamennaya bashka. One of organizers and founders of advertising group The Independent Promotion (1994), director about 150 music videos. In 1997 he was nominated for the prize Ovation as the best music video director.