Oksana Syhareva

Director (2) Producer (2)

  • GenderFemale
  • Age46 years
  • Date of birth21 March 1978
  • Place of birthHarkіv
  • Country of birthUkraine

Emerging Producers from Jihlava IFF 2023


Oksana Syhareva is an independent young producer from Ukraine. She has created fifty projects in the field of culture and art. From independent documentary screenings to large international festivals. In 2014, she was the director and producer of her first documentary "Vasily Yermilov the Constructor ". In 2016, she founded the Academy of Visual Arts Kharkiv educational project, where they teach to create films. In 2018, she opened Art Hub Samokat, a platform for the development of non-formal education in Kharkiv. In 2019, she founded CinemaLab, a laboratory for the development of films. Since 2018, she has been exploring the possibilities of digital technology for art. She organized the VR / AR conference Art of Change, VR / ART Festival Frontier, and VR DOC LAB. She is currently working on his second documentary, UP IN THE AIR, and on VR version UP IN THE AIR VR. UP IN THE AIR received two awards - from HBO MAX and the Institute of Documentary Film.  After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, she produced the VR project BloodBath, which was awarded the Spirit Award at the 2022 Raindance Festival. She took part in the program Emerging Producers from the Jihlava IFF 2023. The main focus of films is culture, art, human rights, and social change. The main goal is to develop cultural ties between countries and peoples in order to achieve mutual understanding.