ZHANNA OZIRNA
A film director and a screenwriter based in Kyiv.

A member of UA Film Academy and Ukrainian Guild of Directors
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+38 093 510 64 83
ozzhanna@gmail.com

Zhanna Ozirna is Berlinale talents 2020 and Cinemart (IFF Rotterdam) 2021 participant. 

Her last short fiction THE ADULT was presented in the special program ‘The State of a New Generation’ within Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur.

Her animation short project ANNA & GRAVITY won Jury Special Mention for the best script’ pitching within interfilm berlin Script Lab.

The development of her feature debut GROUND ZERO was supported by Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, by ScripTeast and Pustnik script workshops. Its production was supported by Ukrainian state film agency and should be in August 2022 but delayed because of the war.

In 2018 Zhanna got an award Best Ukrainian film (86 IFF) and Jury Special Mention (Odesa IFF) for her doc short BOND. In 2017 she was a participant and a winner of Oppose Othering grant program in the frames of GoEast Film Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany.