Vadim Jendreyko

Vadim Jendreyko Director and Producer
1965born in Germany, grown up in Switzerland
1983 - 1986Activity as assistant director, camera assistant and editing assistant in Germany and Switzerland
since 1986Activity as director, essentially for documentary films
2002Foundation of Mira Film GmbH
Filmography (selection since 2001)

«Where the Condors fly» (producer) Documentary90 and 52 min. Director: Carlos Klein. Production: Mira Film GmbH, coproduction with TM Film (D), CKFilms (Chile), Schweizer Fernsehen SRF, Bayerischer Rundfunk

2010«Die Singende Stadt» (director) Documentary, 90 und 52 min. Production: Filmtank Hamburg with ZDF/3sat

«The Woman with the 5 Elephants» (director and producer) Documentary 90 min.

Production: Mira Film GmbH in co-production with Filmtank, Schweizer Fernsehen SRF, ZDF/3sat

Several awards, among others:

Schweizer Filmpreis 2010, Bester Dokumentarfilm, Prix Italia Best Dokcumantary "cultural and general interest", Award of Excellence und Citizens' Prize Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Grand Jury Award Festival Silverdocs / Washington DC, Prix Spécial SRG SSR idée suisse and Prix SSA/Suissimage «Visions du Réel» 2009 in Nyon.

Nomination European Film Award (Best Documantary, European Film Academy) and German Film Award 2010 (categorie documantaries)

More than 50 invitations to international Festivals

2004«Leistung am Limit» (director and producer) 53 Min. TV-Doc SF DRS, Production: Mira Film GmbH
2003«Transit– Zürich Flughafen» (director and producer) 54 Min. TV-Doc SF DRS, Production: Mira Film GmbH  (Best of Dok SF DRS 2003)
2001«Bashkim» (director) Documentary, 85 Min., Produktion: Carac Film AG (Swiss Film Award, best Documentary 2002). Festivals (Selection): Visions du Réel Nyon, IDFA (Amsterdam), International Filmfestival RIDM Montreal, International Filmfestival Edinburgh, South Film Festival Ashkelon Israel, Festival International du Film FIFAP/UNESCO.
Awards (selection)
2012Culture Award Canton of Basel-Landschaft

Swiss Film Award, best Documentary 2010 for "The Woman with the 5 Elephants"

(numerous other awards for this film see above)

2002Swiss Film Award, best Documentary 2002 for "Bashkim"
2000Award of the Bundesumweltministerium / Oekomedia-Award  (Germany) for „Kork“