Actor, director, producer. In 1979, he graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School-Studio, the course of V. Monyukov, in 1988 - the directing department of VGIK, the workshop of S. Gerasimov and T. Makarova. In 1979-1987 - actor of the Moscow Theater named after Leninsky Komsomol (Lenkom). Since 1993 - President of the Association of Young Filmmakers (since its inception). Board member of the Gorky Film Studio.