Born May 30, 1956 in a family of studios dubbing director. Maxim Gorky.
In 1978 he graduated from the Faculty Kinovedcheskie All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK).
Taught VGIK, from 1991 to 1993, was the author of program "Media" ( "Team 2" - channel "Russia"). From 1991 to 1994 - head of department, film critic of "The Art of Cinema".
. Since February 1994 - author, presenter, director and producer of "picture tube" (from 1996 - "Channel" picture tube-100 ") on TV channel TV-6 Moscow".
. Member of the editorial board and author of "The Art of Cinema".
. Honorary member of the Academy of audio-visual arts, Mr.
. Montreux (Switzerland). In 1993 and 1994 was marked by film-prizes.
. In July 1999, became part of the selection committee of the Moscow International Film Festival.
. He was a member of the Editorial Board of Kinoatele. "
. Speaks English.