With every edition, BEAST is proposing an emerging Director Focus from the country in Focus. Presenting young promising directors and enabling new talents to share their work in several stages, from the first steps until productions which received international recognition. This year’s focus is on Kateryna Gornostai, young Ukrainian director, presenting three films and a special Q&A Session.
Kateryna Gornostai studied biology, and later journalism at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. Then graduated from the School of the Documentary Film and Theater (Moscow) of Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov, returned home to Kyiv. Now she’s engaged in educational documentary programs and own documentary and fiction films projects.