Graduate of the Faculty of Philology of the Belarusian University in Minsk (1970). He graduated from the Higher biennial courses for screenwriters and directors (1978). In the film industry - since 1971. From 1971 to 1974 was an assistant director - "Belarus Film". From 1978 to the present, he has been working at the FSUE “Cinema Concern“ Mosfilm ”as a director. Since 2003, he has been Deputy General Director and Director for Production of TV Series of CJSC“ Television Production Company “2B”. Member of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. Member of the Commission on Social Security of the State Duma. He was awarded the title "Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation."