Julia Trofimova was born in Kaluga, Russia and currently lives in Moscow. She studied Screenwriting and Filmmaking in New York Film Academy (USA) in 2017-2018 and Directing in Moscow School of New Cinema (Russia) in 2018-2019. In 2019 she directed a dark comedy short “The Narrator” (USA/Russia) and a sci-fi drama short “The Tram” (Russia). In 2020 Julia directed a dramedy short film “Five minutes for love”. All her short films have been running successfully at 70 + world festivals. In 2021 Julia directed a dramedy web series “Instalife” (Russia).
2021 THE LAND OF SASHA
2021 INSTALIFE (TV series)
2020 FIVE MINUTES FOR LOVE (short film)
2019 THE TRAM (short film)
2018 THE NARRATOR (short film)
The Land of Sasha (2022)
As soon as school is over, Sasha’s otherwise relaxed and complicit mother pressures him to enroll at the university. Sasha, however, lives in the moment. Plus he currently wants to hone his graffiti skills with his friend Max. And maybe get to know his father. But then, he meets the dazzling Zhenya. Carried by the light and the ease of the summer in Kaliningrad, they fathom their feelings, talents and fears together. In her sensitive debut, Julia Trofimova tells of young people in today’s Russia who cannot possibly please everyone. More