Documentaries, short films, commercials

Anastasia Shikina

Showreel 2020

The winning goal

How does it feel to be a woman and play football in Kenya and fight for the opportunity to kick the ball? The documentary tells the story of the winning goal for 13 ladies from Makueni Country

Kenyan girl football player

La mia terra

Italian farmer waits for the rain after a long period of dry days. He recalls back to his youth and shares the nostalgic story about his life and land that he belongs

Italian farmer

La fortuna

The Italian fisherman on the island of Ponza is going to the 24 hour shift with the team. The journey reveals the story of the life of a fisherman, his life's catch

Italian fisherman


The short film «Countdown» is a documentary observation of a woman lumberjack who cuts and sells firewood in order to earn money for a living and feed her children in Kenya

Kenyan woman lumberjack

Anastasia Shikina is a director and multidisciplinary professional from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Committed in directing documentaries, advertisements, passionate about visual storytelling, experienced in producing international media projects.

In 2019 she was selected to be part of the program of the research center Fabrica in Italy that supports visual artists for the development of their projects. The same year she also participated in the campus for filmmakers in Kenya and created the documentary "The winning goal". In 2019 the short film "La mia Terra" directed by Anastasia was awarded by Italian film festival Cinemadamare for the best cinematography and best editing in the weekly competition in Genzano di Lucino (Italy) and was selected for Pigneto Film Festival in 2020. In 2021 she collaborated with "VICE" on a short documentary for EURO 2020.

Since 2015 she directs and produces documentaries, short films, commercials and keeps being driven by telling human stories worldwide. Anastasia is also developing her skills in post-production in the programs as Adobe Premiere Pro, Da Vinci.

Anastasia Shikina

/ I can hear you, football / short documentary
/ The winning goal / short documentary
/ Count down / short documentary
/ The talk about J.B / short documentary

/ La mia Terra / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter
/ Dance for it / feature documentary
associate producer

/ Equally / short documentary
director, sctiptwriter

/But I'm going / graduation film
director, sctiptwriter

/ La fortuna / short documentary
director, camera

/ Ascencion / mocumentary

/ Research center Fabrica
United Colors of Benneton, Italy
/ Training for filmmakers DocTrain,
Gethe Institute, Moscow

/ Jakarta Institute of Art in Indonesia, documentary filmmaking course

/ Karelia University of Applied Science in Finland, Media

2012 - 2017
/ St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, directing program

/ Directing, producing
/ Scriptwriting, storytelling
/ Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut
/ Languages: Russian – native,
 English – fluent, Italian/Spanish – basic




Director, creative producer

Anastasia Shikina director

Let's work together! I'm interested to collaborate with cinematographers, directors on creative and challenging projects, preferably in documentary.
I'm also available for conducting storytelling sessions for your brand and freelance assignments worldwide for production that makes documentaries, shorts and commercials.

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