Valeriya Guy Germanika, film director
Valeriya Guy Germanika (Valeria Dudinskaya) is a film director, screenwriter and a cameraman. She gained wide popularity after the release of her first television series School.
Valeria was born on March 1, 1984 in Moscow. The girl has changed her middle name and surname. Her father’s name is Igor Dudinskiy. Valeria didn’t go to school, she studied at home.
She graduated from the Internews School of Film and Television.
Germanika’s second film Girls got a prize for best short film at festival program Kinotavr. The film was shown at the 59th Cannes Film Festival and at the age of 24 she was named Russian Larry Clark.
The next film Birthday of the Infanta entered the main competition of Kinotavr, the movie Everybody Dies But Me was shown at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008, then at the Golden Camera contest and was awarded a Special Mention (Mention Speciale) for the best film.
In 2009, Valeria together with Thrash Chapiteau Kutch and Peter Listerman recorded a song.
In 2010 Germanika was a creative director on MTV Channel, but at the end of the year she was dismissed.
Valeria is a vegetarian.
Germanika dated Gleb Samoilov, ex-leader of the Russian rock band Agatha Christie.
In 2008 Valeria gave birth to daughter Octavia.
2006 – Girls – a prize for best short film at Kinotavr festival
2006 – Girls – the top prize at Kinoteatr.dok festival
2008 – Everybody Dies But Me – Young Vision prize
2009 – Everybody Dies But Me – White Elephant special diploma award
2009 – Nika award for her film Everybody Dies But Me
Valeria is fond of art. Just have a look at her paintings. As we can see wolves are her favorite animals.