Elena Rubashevska - journalist, film director and film critic (FIPRESCI member), born in Donetsk, Ukraine. She is a former TV reporter and has been writing professionally since 2013. She received a Master's degree from Kyiv National University of Theater, Cinema and Television.
She worked as a director and screenwriter, creating media content for non-governmental organizations and socially responsible businesses such as WWF, OSCE and UN, with a special focus on projects related to the East of Ukraine. As an editor, she runs a web site kinoukraine.com. As a distributor, she works for Letter to Fest company, helping filmmakers to develop marketing campaigns for their films and reach film festivals.