Script&Pitch Participant 2016
Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk was born in 1983, in Uman, Ukraine. Before filmmaking, he graduated from the Architecture faculty of Chernivtsi Technical College, and the Philosophy faculty of Chernivtsy National University (Bachelor degree). In 2013, he graduated from Kyiv National Karpenko-Karyy University of Theatre, Cinema and Television. While in film school, he made several short films that were officially selected and received awards at different international film festivals. His first student film, ADOLESCENCE, took the Arseniy and Andrey Tarkovsky International prize. His Bachelor thesis film, THE BEARD, was part of short films almanac UKRAINE, GOODBYE!, and was included in the “Ukrainian New Wave” best short films of Ukraine collection in 2012. THE BEARD (script) took the main award in script section of Coronation of the Word National Scripts Festival. He participated in different international workshops: Berlinale Talent Campus 2013, Aristoteles Workshop, and others. He was scholar of the Ministry of Culture of Poland “Gaude Polonia” programme in 2015. PAMFIR is his first feature film.