Chernilevskyi Stanislav

Poet, film director, scriptwriter, director of Ukrainian dubbing.

Stanislav was born on 6 July 1950 in Zhvan Village of Myrovanokurylovetskyi district in Vinnytsia region. In 1973, he graduated from the Vinnytsia Pedagogical University, Department of Philology (Teaching of Ukrainian language and literature). Since September 1975, he studied at the Department of Cinematography at the Karpenko-Karyi State Institute of Theatre Art (V.T. Denysenko Film Directing Studio). In 1984, Stanislav Chernilevskyi’s first poetry book The Earth’s Tapestry, which has given him the newly established Vasyl Symonenko Prize for the best debut.

One of the initiators of establishing the independent Ukrainian film studio Halychyna-Film, where in 1989–1992 he created a documentary trilogy Black Candle of the Lucid Road: In Memory of Vasyl Stus. Stanislav was a literary editor of Anna Bezulyk’s TV program I think this way (1+1 Studio, Kyiv).

He teaches at the Department of Film Direction at the Karpenko-Karyi Kyiv National University of Theatre, Cinema and Television. Besides, he taught courses on film and television directing as well as fundamentals of dramaturgy at the Kyiv Culture and Arts National University, National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (Department of Scenography), and Inter School.