Film director, theater director, composer, screenwriter, author, broadcaster. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1997). After graduating in 1969 from the directing department of LGITMiK, where he worked in the workshop of Professor USSR People's Artist L. Makaryev, he worked as a director of a drama theater in the city of Velikie Luki, then at the Leningrad Maly Drama Theater. In 1976-1979 - the director of "Lenkontsert", in parallel worked as an assistant director and second director of "Lenfilm" on the films "Widows (1976)," Jump from the roof "(1977)," Summer trip to the sea "(1978)," Sergey Ivanovich retires "(1980)," Gunpowder "(1985). In 1982, he graduated from the Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Directors, where he studied in the studio of Eldar Ryazanov. with master classes in the country and the world. The author and the leading educational program “House Cult s ”on the SRT channel (Russia), where he defended civil rights, defended the values of world culture and protected nature and animals subjected to arbitrary extermination in Russia by hunters and poachers, by the barbarous laws of Russian officials. Yuri Mamin is the only Russian owner of Gold the canes of Charles Chaplin. This award was given to him by the widow of the brilliant comedian Una Chaplin at the Vivey Film Festival, where the great Chaplin is buried.