and Literary Management
Svetlana's feature-length directorial debut is the award winning Show Me What You Got. An ode to Jules et Jim and the rule-breaking French New Wave, the film has been called "A work of courage in search of the meaning of life" by MadMass Cinema in Italy and "a captivating well-acted story with great style" by FilmThreat. Show Me What You Got tells the story of three young adults, Marcello, Nassim and Christine, who form a ménage à trois and struggle to prove their worth to their families and the world around them. Currently playing in festivals, Show Me What You Got has garnered 5 awards and one nomination in just 8 festivals so far.
Svetlana also directed the genre film Deadly Switch starring Dylan Walsh, Teri Polo and Danika Yarosh, currently on Netflix, and she received the Grand Prix du Public at Films de Femmes for her short autobiographical film No War and Best Documentary at LA Shorts Fest for her blend of narrative and documentary styles for Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber.
Svetlana's background is in cinematography. She is known for her work on many critically
acclaimed documentaries, including OSCAR® Winner Inside Job, OSCAR® Nominated Facing Fear, the Cannes Official Selection Red Army, and the Sundance US Documentary Special Jury Prize winning Inequality For All.
Svetlana is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2019.