Originally from Moscow, Alisa studied Journalism and Media Communications in Moscow State University. After a stint of working in film distribution in Russia, she relocated for London to pursue and finish a Master’s degree in Filmmaking at the London Film School.

    Within her 2 year MA course she produced and directed over 10 short films. Her graduation film “Karavai, Karavai” has premiered at the Russian Film Week in London and is making its festival circuit now. Alisa’s focus is on comic stories about outsiders and social expats.