Natalia Mikhaylova


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Natalia Mikhaylova was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union. She was studying literature in St. Petersburg, 2006 moved to Berlin and graduated from Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen, Potsdam in 2012 (Diploma). In 2013 she was nominated „best cinematography“ at IFFF Dortmund | Cologne for her work as DoP for the short film "Komm Hinters Licht" by Judith Beuth. Her own feature documentary "Zelim's Confession" participated in numerous film festivals and won prizes. She lives in Berlin.


Russian | German | English (fluent) | Italian (basic)

Special Skills

Experience shooting on analog film s8, s16, s35mm

Selected Credits

Martin (WT) | Feature Documentary| D: Natalia Mikhaylova | P: Comrades | Russia, Germany | 2017-2018

Move On Holler my Dear | Music Video | D: Kai Eiermann | P: Holler my Dear | Germany | 2015 

Witness - Dagestan's Peaceful Warriors | TV Documentary | D: Katharina von Schröder | P: Perfect Shot Films | Germany | 2015 

Zelim's Confession | Feature Documentary | D: Natalia Mikhaylova | P: HFF Konrad Wolf | Germany | 2013

Komm Hinters Licht | Short Fiction | D: Judith Beuth | P: HFF Konrad Wolf | Germany | 2012

Mein '89 | TV Documentary (Episodenfilm) | D: Banu Kepenek | P: HFF Konrad Wolf, RBB | Germany | 2009

24 h Berlin | Documentary | D: Judith Beuth | P: Zero One Film | Germany | 2008


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