Yulia is a film producer, photographer, and queer activist. She founded the production company yutopia Films in 2019. Before that, she produced three feature documentaries and number of shorts as an independent producer. She is an alumna of Berlinale Talents (2018) and EWA’s Mentoring Scheme for emerging women producers (2018). Besides filmmaking, Yulia works on collaborative artistic projects as a photographer and researcher. Her topics of interest as an artist/researcher are posthumanism and queer necropolitics.
projects in progress
Underwater (documentary) - directed by Oksana Kazmina, in early production; producer. Hybrid documentary about three female artists who deal with fears and violence caused by patriarchy in their lives and art.
Displaced Garden (documentary / animation) - directed by Darya Tsymbalyuk, in development; producer. Documentary animation about the experience of displacement of plants and people.
Today I Am Sad As Nezahualcoyotl (fiction) - directed by Dana Kavelina and Valentina Petrova, in development; producer. Fiction horror about poverty, mental disorders and post-Soviet medicine.
TvorchSkhid (CREast) - directed by Sashko Protyah and Oksana Kazmina, Ukraine, 2018-2019; producer. Series of shorts about creative practises of working class in Eastern Ukraine.
The Fall of Lenin - directed by Svitlana Shymko, 11 min, Ukraine, 2017; producer.